Outbreaks and Epidemiology
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- Rangel JM, Sparling PH, Well JG, et al. Epidemiology of Escherichia coli O157: H7 outbreaks, United States, 1982–2002. Emerg Infect Dis 2005;11(4):603—609.
Laboratory and Diagnosis
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Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
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