Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli: operational guidelines

How to manage cases of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection (STEC): guidance for those who work in public health management.


STEC operations manual

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This guidance on STEC covers:

  • case definitions
  • outbreaks
  • immediate action
  • outbreaks on farms
  • outbreaks in schools
Published 4 November 2010
Last updated 20 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated nomenclature from Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) to Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC).

  2. First published.