UK standards for microbiology ID 22: Identification of Escherichia coli O157
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Date review started: 4 November 2013
Consultation: 15 November 2013 to 13 December 2013
Document discussed at the following working group meeting:
- 30 July 2014
Date document issued: 16 June 2015
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This consultation asks for feedback in relation to standards for microbiology (SMI) ID 22: Identification of Escherichia coli O157.
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Public Health England has opened a consultation this week in joint partnership with professional organisations.
The consultation asks for comments about the bacteriology SMI ID 22: Identification of Escherichia coli O157.
This UK standard for microbiology investigation describes the identification of presumptive vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 (VTEC O157) isolated from faeces. These strains are associated with a wide spectrum of disease including haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS).
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