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Using Bacteriophages To Put The Brakes On Escherichia Coli O157: H7

Escherichia coli 0157: H7was first identified as a human pathogen following two outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness in the United States associated with undercooked hamburger patties in 1982 and has been known as hamburger disease ever since. Most strains ofE. coliare harmless inhabitants of the gastrointestinal tract of humans and other warm-blooded animals, but pathogenicE. colistrains, […] Read more