Guidance

Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli: how to avoid and treat

This guidance provides the sources of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infection and guidance on preventing infection.

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This document covers:

  • symptoms of STEC
  • how infection is acquired
  • how to avoid infection
  • how to treat
Published 1 January 2014
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.