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Can you get an e. Coli infection from feces?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes

E coli bacteria (escherichia coli) can live in the intestines of mammals.
This is why it so important to wash hands after contact with possible feces from humans, pets, farm animals and wildlife.

In brief: Yes

E coli bacteria (escherichia coli) can live in the intestines of mammals.
This is why it so important to wash hands after contact with possible feces from humans, pets, farm animals and wildlife.
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