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Bacterial outbreak: pre-kindergarten children get sick on the strip

Since september is more cholera cases with a specific type of e.coli bacteria found in Danish children. Statens Serum Institut has so far identified 37 cases of the bacteria, the 32 children in pre-school age. It writes the

Epidemiologist at the Statens Serum Institut Luise Müller says to the, that an outbreak of this type of bacteria usually will send the institution in the very highest state of alert, as you look at the current salmonella outbreak:

– the Outbreaks with diarréfremkaldende e.coli bacteria sends us usually in the highest state of alert, because there is a risk that children can get kidney failure. But this type of email.coli bacteria, it only a milder illness, says Luise Müller to

Statens Serum Institut shall, in cooperation with the Danish veterinary and food administration and the technical university of Dtu still, what the reason is for the outbreak with the bacterium, which are also called STEC or VTEC.

Sygdomstilfældene has occurred throughout the country, with a predominance in or around the largest cities.

STEC/VTEC cause acute maveinfektion with abdominal pain and diarrhea. In the case of this outbreak of disease has the symptoms have been relatively mild.

most have had alternating loose and firm stools over longer periods of time, while a few have reported to have had bloody diarrhea, writes the Statens Serum Institut.

Additionally, due to a bacterium that normally lives in the intestines of cows, so it is mainly beef products, the focus is on when sygdomskilden to be found. Since 2007, most recently an outbreak of STEC O26 bacteria were the source of infection with great probability, a particular brand of organic oksespegepølse.

Therefore recommend Luise Müller also, be sure to gennemstege fresh beef.

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