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  • proper n. a prefecture in Japan, its capital is Ōtsu.

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  • As part of a plan to help preserve the species, High School student Kotaro Shiga is placed into a state of suspended animation.

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  • Shigella dysenteriae type 1 (Sd1), also known as the Shiga bacillus, is the most virulent of the four serogroups of Shigella.

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  • German officials said Thursday they suspected cucumbers imported from Spain as a possible source of the outbreak of haemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS), a serious complication of a type of E. coli known as Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC).

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  • It infects people and pumps out a poison called Shiga toxin.

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  • But a small number produce a toxin known as Shiga that can cause serious illness or death in people.

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  • The outbreak in Europe is thought to be caused by a microbe called Shiga toxin-producing E. coli or STEC, O104:H4.

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  • The German government has identified the disease as hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS), a serious complication of a type of E. coli known as Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC).

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  • The strain is part of a class of bacteria known as Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli or STEC that produces a poison known as the shiga toxin.

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  • The German government has identified the pathogen as hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS), a serious complication of a type of E coli known as Shiga toxin-producing E coli (STEC), and said it had killed 14 people and made at least 329 ill.

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  • The strain that is sickening people in Germany and other parts of Europe, known as 0104:H4, is part of a class of bacteria known as Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, or STEC.

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