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What is the definition or description of: escherichia coli?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Escherichia coli: Escherichia coli is a gram-negative, coliform bacterium. There are various strains of E. coli that live in the intestines . Some strains can cause severe abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhea & vomiting.

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