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E. coli


E. coli

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E. coli is a common bacterium that can affect anyone.  Most of the time a healthy person that has been affected can recover, but there are certain strains of the bacterium that can be much more serious.  The Mayo Clinic provides information about E. coli, particularly the mre dangerous strains of E. coli and the complications that come along with those strains.
Material Type: Collection
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: June 12, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 29, 2012
Submitter: Jim Bidlack
Keywords: Escherichia coli, E. coli, O157:H7, E coli


  • Editor Review avg: 5 rating
  • User Rating: 5 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
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2 years ago

Jim Bidlack (Faculty)

Great for learning about the causes and effects of E. Coli. very interesting information including all the information as to what types of foods and water can be contaminated with E. coli.

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