E coli in the news

Karen antonelli.2 at pop.service.ohio-state.edu
Fri Aug 22 11:53:42 EST 1997


 Also, the strain responsible for illnesses, such
>as O157:H7, is rarely stated, nor is there ever mention that other
>strain(s) of Escherichia coli are common, normal residents of the
>human intestinal tract.

EXACTLY! This is true too. I don't know how many people I know that think that 
E. coli is BAD BAD BAD. They are horrified (or just flat our don't 
believe me) when I tell them it lives inside of us all our lives very happily.
Karen



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