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Acute renal failure in young children is most commonly linked to hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). In this situation, it often comes as a shock, occurring as it does in a child who was previously healthy but is now in mortal danger. This illness is caused by the toxin produced by certain bacterial strains, most commonly found in beef.
Scientists develop a model human gut microbiome

Scientists develop a model human gut microbiome

CDC provides latest updates on the number of individuals infected with E. coli O157 outbreak strain

CDC provides latest updates on the number of individuals infected with E. coli O157 outbreak strain

New update on CDC's investigation of multistate outbreak of E. coli O157 infection

New update on CDC's investigation of multistate outbreak of E. coli O157 infection

Researchers identify a promising method to stop COVID-19 infection

Researchers identify a promising method to stop COVID-19 infection

Genomic analysis of specific E. coli strain can help develop potential vaccines

Genomic analysis of specific E. coli strain can help develop potential vaccines

Study: E. coli Nissle may also protect human cells against other pathogenic strains

Study: E. coli Nissle may also protect human cells against other pathogenic strains

E.coli infections linked to chopped salad kits, CDC warns

E.coli infections linked to chopped salad kits, CDC warns

Bacteriophages could treat E. coli without damaging the gut, new study says

Bacteriophages could treat E. coli without damaging the gut, new study says

New technique to detect common cause for diseases related to thrombotic microangiopathies

New technique to detect common cause for diseases related to thrombotic microangiopathies

Researchers find synergistic connection between two deadly blood-clotting diseases

Researchers find synergistic connection between two deadly blood-clotting diseases

FDA approves first drug for treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

FDA approves first drug for treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

Multistate E. coli outbreak says CDC

Multistate E. coli outbreak says CDC

Human microbiome metabolites enhance colon injury by enterohemorrhagic E. coli, study shows

Human microbiome metabolites enhance colon injury by enterohemorrhagic E. coli, study shows

Viral replication not necessary to cause lethal disease by food-borne pathogen

Viral replication not necessary to cause lethal disease by food-borne pathogen

University of Cincinnati professor awarded $1.6 million NIAID grant to study Hamburger E. coli

University of Cincinnati professor awarded $1.6 million NIAID grant to study Hamburger E. coli

Researchers shed new light on how to combat Shiga and ricin toxins

Researchers shed new light on how to combat Shiga and ricin toxins

Alexion announces positive results from Phase 3 PREVENT study of Soliris in patients with NMOSD

Alexion announces positive results from Phase 3 PREVENT study of Soliris in patients with NMOSD

FDA approves new treatment for people with hairy cell leukemia

FDA approves new treatment for people with hairy cell leukemia

Novel treatment for hairy cell leukemia approved by FDA

Novel treatment for hairy cell leukemia approved by FDA

Omeros’ OMS721 receives positive opinion from EMA's COMP for treating hematopoietic stem cell transplant

Omeros’ OMS721 receives positive opinion from EMA's COMP for treating hematopoietic stem cell transplant