Treatment of E. coli (Escherichia coli) infection
Learn how an E. coli infection is diagnosed and treated.
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How is an E. coli infection diagnosed?
E. coli infection is diagnosed through laboratory testing, usually of a stool sample.
How is an E. coli infection treated?
There is no medical treatment for E. coli infections.
If you think you have illness due to E. coli, see your health care provider. They can:
- monitor your illness
- provide advice and guidance on how to avoid dehydration (loss of fluids)
If you develop complications, you may need other treatment.
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