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Escherichia coli 0157:H7

Other Names: Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC), Verotoxin producing Escherichia coli (VTEC), Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC)
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) is a subset of pathogenic E. coli found in cattle and sheep that can cause diarrhea or hemorrhagic colitis in humans.

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