Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, January 7th, 2003
"Shiga toxin (Stx)-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) colonizes the human intestinal mucosa, produces Stx from phage, and causes the development of hemolytic-uremic syndrome via Stx-induced inflammatory cytokine production," explained Tatsuki Ohara and colleagues at Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences in Niigata.
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