What Is The E Coli Disease
By: Owen and Kate
What can you do to prevent this disease?
Make sure your food isn't undercooked. Another thing you can do to prevent this disease is to properly wash your hands before cooking. Finally, thoroughly wash all fruits and vegetables (especially imported foods) before eating.
this is what you would see if you looked at the bacteria under a microscope
treatment and drugs
There are tons of prescription medicines but you can simply rest and drink lots of liquids.
Risk factors are:
- Age-Young children and the elderly.
- Weak Immune Systems-People who have weak immune systems are more vulnerable to the disease.
- Time of Year-The majority of E Coli reports is between June and September.
- Decreased Stomach acid levels
The major complications:
- Bloody Diarrhea
How E Coli spread
The E Coli bacteria spreads through contaminated food and water.