Escherichia Ecoli 0157:H7

Affects 73,000 People A Year

Most Ecoli are normal residents of the human colon....

There are certain strains of of Ecoli, like Ecoli 0157:H7, that can produce severe illness in people as well as animals!


E.coli 0157:H7 was first recognized as a pathogen in 1982. This bacterium can also be transmitted from person to person. People who swim in pools contaminated with feces-from a baby's diaper can be infected with this organism.
Pathogenic E. coli 0157:H7 - Lucy Shapiro (Stanford)