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Epi Curve

Multistate Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Leafy Greens (Final Update)

Posted January 25, 2018 11:00 AM EST

This outbreak appears to be over. Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) is an important cause of illness in the United States. More information about STEC, and steps people can take to reduce their risk of infection, can be found on the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli and Food Safety web page.

People infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7, by date of illness onset*

Epi curve of people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7, by date of illness onset

*n=25 for whom information was reported as of January 25, 2018. Some illness onset dates have been estimated from other reported information

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