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Infant diarrhoea due to Escherichia coli 091 K? H7
  1. M. H. Hughes,
  2. J. L. Greaves,
  3. K. A. Bettelheim
  1. Public Health Laboratory and the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, London
  2. Salmonella Reference Laboratory, Colindale, London


    A small outbreak of infective diarrhoea occurred among babies in hospital at Winchester, England. The causal agent was found to be a strain of Escherichia coli 091 K? H7 which was resistant to several antibiotics. Epidemic diarrhoea due to E. coli 091 has previously been reported from south Germany.

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