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Enterobacteria and bacterial food poisoning 

Enterobacteria and bacterial food poisoning
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Enterobacteria and bacterial food poisoning
Author(s):

Hugh Pennington

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.07060701_update_001

Update:

Accounts have been added of two important recent evolutionary events: the global spread of NDM-1 Enterobacteriaceae, and the enormous outbreak caused by the highly virulent EHEC/EAggEC hybrid E. coli O104:H4.

Updated on 31 May 2012. The previous version of this content can be found here.
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date: 20 November 2017

The worldwide impact of food poisoning is very great. Such infections kill many children in the developing world, where diarrhoeal diseases stunt their physical and cognitive development. The number of illnesses is also large elsewhere: in the United Kingdom the commonest cause of food poisoning, ...

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