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What can you tell me about e. coli and how it affects people?

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Dr. Lewis Hassell
Pathology 39 years experience
E. coli: This clan of bacteria has many strains or families. Many are part of normal, others may cause disease. Often if found in an abnormal location, the result will be disease, but in the bowel, it usually in not a cause of disese.

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