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HPA webpages on Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) O157

Author(s)Health Protection Agency
AbstractVTEC O157 is a relatively rare cause of infectious gastroenteritis in England and Wales. The public health importance of this pathogen stems from the fact that disease may be severe and sometimes fatal, particularly in infants, young children and the elderly.
Date of last review by us05/23/2006
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