E. coli (Escherichia coli) infection

Causes, symptoms, risks, treatment, prevention, surveillance information and guidance for health professionals.

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Public Health Notice – Outbreak of E. coli infections linked to various flours and flour products: June 2, 2017

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Causes

Causes of E. coli infection, how it is spread and where it is found.

Symptoms

Learn about the symptoms, what to look for and what to do if you become ill.

Risks

Learn about the risks of E. coli infection and who is most at risk of getting sick.

Treatment

Diagnosis and treatment for E. coli infection.

Prevention

How to prevent E. coli infection.

Surveillance

E. coli infection monitoring.

For health professionals

Detailed information for health professionals.

General food safety tips

How to select, handle and prepare food safely.

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