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Who gets stec infections?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: VTEC:STEC

Anyone can be infected but young children and older people are at risk of severe disease.
Hus is more common in children. Stec: stec (also known as vtec) infection can cause serious disease, including bloody diarrhoea, and sometimes haemolytic uraemic syndrome. Infection usually results from consuming contaminated food or water, or from contact with infected animals or people. Avoid eating underco.

In brief: VTEC:STEC

Anyone can be infected but young children and older people are at risk of severe disease.
Hus is more common in children. Stec: stec (also known as vtec) infection can cause serious disease, including bloody diarrhoea, and sometimes haemolytic uraemic syndrome. Infection usually results from consuming contaminated food or water, or from contact with infected animals or people. Avoid eating underco.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Anyone can.

Stec or shiga toxin producing e.
Coli are generally acquired from contaminated uncooked or uncooked food and can cause bloody diarrhea with complications of anemia and kidney illness. The canonical source are ungulates, especially cattle, either eating ground beef or food contaminated with cattle feces.

In brief: Anyone can.

Stec or shiga toxin producing e.
Coli are generally acquired from contaminated uncooked or uncooked food and can cause bloody diarrhea with complications of anemia and kidney illness. The canonical source are ungulates, especially cattle, either eating ground beef or food contaminated with cattle feces.
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