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recent E. coli outbreak. Brought to you By the barrow county health inspectors. In Memory of Susie Thompson and Darryl Harper. Symptoms of e. coli. You can tell you have E. Coli if you have: Diarrhea Stomach cramps Constant vomiting Fever. 17 total patients in graph. Other information.

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Recent e coli outbreak
recent E. coli outbreak

Brought to you By the barrow county health inspectors

In Memory of Susie Thompson and Darryl Harper


Symptoms of e coli
Symptoms of e. coli

  • You can tell you have E. Coli if you have:

  • Diarrhea

  • Stomach cramps

  • Constant vomiting

  • Fever

17 total patients in graph.


Other information
Other information

  • We know that :

  • Children and senior citizens are less immune to it

  • Is closely related to HUS

  • HUS:

  • Often occurs in a body after E. coli

  • Is caused by kidney failure

  • Is common in children

  • Symptoms are: paleness, tired, irritable, unexpected bruises, and blood from nose or mouth


Causes of e coli
Causes of e. coli

  • E. Coli can be received from:

  • Animals at petting zoos or barns

  • Bad food, such as raw meat and unwashed fruits/vegetables

  • Other people that are already infected


How to prevent e coli
How to prevent E.coli

  • You prevent E.coli by:

  • washing your hands often (especially after contact with animals, and before and after eating)

  • You can kill E. coli pathogens with heat




Resources
resources

  • http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hemolytic-uremic-syndrome/DS00876

  • http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/e-coli-infection-topic-overview

  • http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/childkidneydiseases/hemolytic_uremic_syndrome/

  • Memos from Dr. Billman

  • Contagious Disease reports

  • Maps of fairgrounds and Barrow County

  • Newspaper articles


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