To the Question about the Features of the Course of Enterohemorrhagic and Other Escherichia Coli Infections
The article presents information about Escherichia coli infections, the outbreak of which was recorded in 2011 in Europe. In Hrodno region for 15 years of observations, there were registered 158 cases of Escherichia coli infection, the proportion of children up to 14 years was 83.5 % (132 cases). Preferential information refers to the enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli infection, which occur in severe form with the development of lethal complications in the form of hemolytic uremic syndrome and acute renal failure. The article provides guidelines on the clinical and laboratorial diagnosis, treatment of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli infection complicated by hemolytic uremic syndrome, prevention.
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