Escherichia Coli

Type: Bacterium

thymus - liver



It is very common to be in the intestinal tract of humans without causing pathology. It can cause diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, severe abdominal pain, fatigue, fever. Very common in diabetics, causes Hepatitis L.

In some cases it can cause urinary tract infections or alter the nervous system. It can also cause haemolytic uraemic syndrome.


It is transmitted by contaminated food. Cook food well. Hygiene measures such as washing hands well, washing and disinfecting food..

It can be transmitted from mother to child in childbirth.

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