Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 13th, 2005
"A family outbreak of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) 0157: H7 infection occurred in October 2003 in the Hiroshima prefecture, Japan. Four isolates of EHEC O157: H7, 03064, 03065, 03066 and 03067, were recovered from a 1-year-old daughter, mother, father and 3-year-old daughter, respectively," researchers in Japan report.
"All EHEC 0157: H7 isolates were positive for Stx1 and Stx2 Shiga toxins. Surprisingly, DNA fingerprinting profiles obtained by PFGE showed that the first isolate, 03064, had unique Xbal and Blnl profiles...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA