E coli question (fwd)

Susannah K Hubert shubert at sph.emory.edu
Thu Oct 9 07:03:43 EST 1997

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Date: Thu, 9 Oct 1997 08:00:18 -0400 (EDT)
From: Susannah K Hubert <shubert at sph.emory.edu>
To: "T. Volm" <tvolm at blue.weeg.uiowa.edu>
Subject: Re: E coli question

On Wed, 8 Oct 1997, T. Volm wrote:

> I was told that the E. coli toxicity was due to Shigella toxin in the E.
> coli strain that is making people ill. I was wondering what Shigella toxin
> is? is it a natural product from E coli. ?
I believe the correct term is 'Shiga' toxin not 'Shigella' toxin, and
it's not just E. coli that has that.  FYI


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