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E. coli is the name of a type of bacteria that lives in your intestines. Most types of E. coli are harmless. However, some types can make you sick and cause diarrhea. One type causes travelers' diarrhea. The worst type of E. coli causes bloody diarrhea, and can sometimes cause kidney failure and even death. These problems are most likely to occur in children and in adults with weak immune systems.

You can get E. coli infections by eating foods containing the bacteria. Symptoms of infection include

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  1. E. Coli Infections (National Library of Medicine)  
    E. coli is the name of a type of bacteria that lives in your intestines. Most types of E. coli are harmless. However, some types can make you ... type causes travelers' diarrhea. The worst type of E. coli causes bloody diarrhea, and can sometimes cause kidney ...
  2. Traveler's diarrhea - E. coli; Food poisoning - E. coli; E. coli diarrhea; Hamburger disease ... E. coli is a type of bacteria that lives in the intestines of humans and animals. Most of ...
  3. Escherichia coli (E. coli) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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  4. E. coli (Department of Health and Human Services) (Department of Agriculture) (White House)  
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  5. E. Coli (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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  6. E-Coli Infection: Not Just from Food (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
    ... Infection: Not Just From Food Health Issues Listen E-Coli Infection: Not Just From Food Article Body E coli and other gram-negative bacilli, such as strains ...
  7. E. Coli From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    ... JavaScript on. Read more information on enabling JavaScript. E. coli Skip Content Marketing Share this: Main Content Area Overview Hundreds of E. coli strains are harmless, including those that thrive in ...
  8. E. Coli and Pregnancy (Organization of Teratology Information Specialists) - PDF  
    ... or visit us online at: www.OTISpregnancy.org . E. coli and Pregnancy This sheet talks about the risks ... advice from your health care provider. What is E. coli? E. coli (Escherichia coli) is a bacteria that ...
  9. E. coli Transmission From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    ... JavaScript on. Read more information on enabling JavaScript. E. coli Skip Content Marketing Share this: Main Content Area Transmission Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) occurs when people consume contaminated foods or ...
  10. E. coli Symptoms From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    ... JavaScript on. Read more information on enabling JavaScript. E. coli Skip Content Marketing Share this: Main Content Area Symptoms Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) can cause the following symptoms: Nausea Severe ...
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