The so-called enterohemorrhagic e.
Coli is linked to a particular form of kidney disease called hemolytic uremic syndrome
. Type o157 is the most common but other o types can also cause this. Anti microbial agents not only do not prevent the kidney complication but clearly are linked to a higher risk of it.
However, e.Coli sepsis
of other types can cause kidney failure
that may be prevented by rx.