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Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O117:H7: advice for laboratories and clinical microbiologists

Guidance to help laboratories and clinical microbiologists identify and confirm cases of STEC O117:H7.

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Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O117:H7: advice for laboratories and clinical microbiologists

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This document helps laboratories and clinical microbiologists identify and confirm cases of STEC O117:H7, and ensure that patients are treated following STEC protocols.

Published 30 July 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.