Study outlines characteristics of invasive E. coli disease by setting, age, outcome

A recent study published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases outlined the clinical characteristics of invasive Escherichia coli disease by stratifying cases by acquisition setting, patient age and infection outcome.“Escherichia coli is a commensal bacterium from the gastrointestinal tract (GI). However, pathogenic strains of E. coli cause significant morbidity and are one of the leading causes of deaths linked to bacterial infections, globally,” a representative from Janssen told Healio. “E. coli strains that can move outside of the GI tract and infect otherwise sterile partsRead More

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