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About 5 percent of the children who develop HUS: Interview with Dr. Patricia Griffin.
200 the leading cause of kidney failure among children: Cited in “Isolation of E. coli 0157:H7 from Sporadic Cases of Hemorrhagic Colitis —
United States,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, August 1, 1997.
201 as few as five organisms: Interview with Dr. David Acheson.
The most common cause of foodborne outbreaks has been: See “Outbreak — Georgia and Tennessee.”
the feces of deer, dogs, horses, and flies: See Armstrong et al., “Foodborne Patho-gens.”
did not eat a contaminated burger: See “Update: Multistate Outbreak.”
remains contagious for about two weeks: See Armstrong et al., “Foodborne Patho-gens.”
202 E. coli 0157:H7 can replicate in cattle troughs: See Paul Hammel and Henry J. Cordes, “Holes in the Research: E. coli Prompts Few
Changes on the Farm from Farm to Fork,” Omaha World-Herald, December 15, 1997.
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