Escherichia coli

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Appropriate Tests

Can cause urine infection, pyelonephritis, biliary infection, septicaemia, haemolytic uraemic syndrome and food poisoning.

Blood culture, MCS urine, Faeces MCS and antigen and /or Wound swab.

See also Urinary tract infection, Haemolytic uraemic syndrome, Diarrhoea, Septicaemia.