Stool Culture with E.coli Shiga Toxin 1 & 2 Detection (3/28/13)

Shiga toxin--producing E.coli (STEC) causes approximately 100,000 illnesses, 3,000 hospitalizations, and 90 deaths annually in the United States. Most reported STEC infections in the United States are caused by E.coli O157:H7, with an estimated 73,000 cases occurring each year. Non-O157 STEC bacteria also are important causes of diarrheal illness in the United States;

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