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how does green tea effect the growth of the enteropathogenic strain of escherichia coli?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Probably does not: It is unlikely that green tea and enteropathogenic e coli have anything to do with each other.

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Does drinking green tea decrease fertility?

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What is the benefit of adding wheatgrass? Couldnt that have salmonella or e coli or something?

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Question not clear: Any food substance has the potential to be contaminated with bacteria like those you mention if the soil in which they are grown or the person harvesting or packaging it has not practiced sanitary precautions. Adding wheatgrass to what?

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