Escherichia coli (abbreviated as E. coli) are bacteria found in the environment, foods, and intestines of people and animals. E. coli are a large and diverse group of bacteria. Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, others can make you sick. Some kinds of E. coli can cause diarrhea, while others cause urinary tract infections, respiratory illness and pneumonia, and other illnesses. More »
Learn about multistate outbreaks of E. coli.
- Multistate Outbreak of STEC O157:H7 InfectionsLinked to Beef Products Produced by Adams Farm
- Multistate Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli Infections Linked to Flour
- Multistate Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 Infections Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts Produced by Jack & The Green Sprouts
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