On the other hand, our results, like those of Ruscisa and Sobol (1995) show that E coli O157:H7
can grow on refrigerated packed vegetables, as has been reported for Listeria monocytogenes (Berrang et al.
coli O157:H7 infection; diarrhea with serologically confirmed E coli O157:H7
infection by antibody testing; hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS); or bloody diarrhea.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 20,000 Americans eat enough E coli O157:H7 to make them ill each year.
It's a sign of possible E coli O157:H7 infection, which can lead to kidney failure and death.
Epidemiologic investigation linked E coli O157:H7 infection with consumption of a commercial dry-cured salami product distributed in several western states.
in 1993, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists recommended that E coli O157:H7 be a nationally reportable disease and that clinical laboratories screen at least all bloody stools for this pathogen .