E. coli (Escherichia coli) infection

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

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


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


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


Diagnosis and treatment for E. coli infection.


How to prevent E. coli infection.


E. coli infection monitoring.

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General food safety tips

How to select, handle and prepare food safely.

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