VTEC network

John Kobayashi johnk at u.washington.edu
Sat Aug 17 19:58:35 EST 1996

I am not aware of a formal VTEC network, but in Washington State, we have
worked on the surveillance, laboratory testing, investigation, control,
and treatment of E. coli O157:H7 infections for a number of years. We would
be interested in sharing information with anyone, but especially with
those involved in the epidemic in Japan.

John Kobayashi MD
Washington State Dept of Health

On Fri, 16 Aug 1996, hiroyuki wrote:

> Jun san,
> There are lots of info on O157 if you look under FDS/FSIS and CDC
> files.   I've just seen WHO home page.  It has a great story of
> emerging food poisoning.
> Or if you are a microbiologist, go to NCBI home page and get some
> reference on O157 via NENTREZ.
> Take care.
> hiroyuki

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