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  • initialism pathology Initialism of enterohemorrhagic E. coli.

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  • In Germany, which has recorded the most infections and all known deaths, officials said they believe that at least some Spanish cucumbers tainted with enterohaemorrhagic E.coli, also known as EHEC, have carried the bacteria, although they still have not been able to determine the exact source.

    Europe Scrambles As E.coli Spreads

  • In Germany, officials said they know that at least some Spanish cucumbers tainted with enterohaemorrhagic E. coli, also known as EHEC, have carried the bacteria, although they still have not been able to determine the exact source.

    The Seattle Times

  • Susanne Glasmacher, a spokeswoman for the Robert Koch Institute, said another 796 people have been affected by the enterohaemorrhagic E.coli, also known as EHEC, bacteria - making a total of more than 1,150 people infected.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • "We have found the so-called EHEC pathogens on cucumbers, but that does not mean that they are responsible for the whole outbreak," Andreas Hensel, president of Germany's Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, said on ZDF television.

    latimes.com - News

  • While two German tourists have tested positive for enterohaemorrhagic E.coli, also known as EHEC, no so-called homegrown cases have been reported, he added.

    latimes.com - News

  • While two German tourists have tested positive for enterohaemorrhagic E.coli, also known as EHEC, no so-called homegrown cases have been reported, he added.

    latimes.com - News

  • A lab technician prepares a bacteria culture with a sample of stool taken from a patient possibly suffering from enterohemorrhagic E. coli, also known as the EHEC bacteria, at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf on June 2, 2011 in Hamburg, Germany.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • "We have found the so-called EHEC pathogens on cucumbers, but that does not mean that they are responsible for the whole outbreak," Andreas Hensel, president of Germany's Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, said on ZDF television.

    latimes.com - News

  • Exports of Dutch cucumber to Germany were halted but authorities said tests of a cucumber grower and a warehouse found no EHEC. bacteria there either.

    Severe E. coli outbreak in Europe kills 16, sickens 1,150

  • Officials in the northwestern city of Paderborn said, however, that an 87-year-old who suffered from a variety of ailments including recent EHEC infection had died early Tuesday.

    Severe E. coli outbreak in Europe kills 16, sickens 1,150

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  • enterohaemorrhagic E. coli.

    June 6, 2011