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The Contagion® E. Coli specialty page provides E.coli-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Struggles in Strengthening the Food Safety Chain
How are government agencies working to make food safer?
Recalls You Should Be Aware Of—Week of July 8, 2018
We’ve rounded up a list of important US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recalls from this past week.
<i>E coli</i> Outbreak Linked with Romaine Lettuce Teaches Important Lesson in Food Safety
Although questions remain pertaining to the E. coli outbreak linked with romaine lettuce, scientific advances led to several breakthroughs that would not have been possible just a few years ago.
Top 5 Key Takeaways from ASM Microbe 2018
The American Society for Microbiology’s (ASM) annual meeting, held June 7-11, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia, featured results of numerous studies on and advancements being made in infectious diseases. Here are 5 key takeaways from the meeting. 
Colistin-Resistant <em>E coli</em> Found in Almost All Residents of Rural Vietnam Village
Sixty-nine out of the 70 colistin-resistant isolates had either mcr-1 and/or mcr-3 genes.
Kitchen Towels Harbor Pathogens Responsible for Food Poisoning
Researchers from the University of Mauritius identify factors that impact the growth of pathogens on kitchen towels, which can potentially result in food poisoning.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—June 3, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
FDA Provides Insight on Deadly Multistate <i>E coli</i> Outbreak Linked with Romaine Lettuce
As the outbreak claims more lives, the FDA performs extensive traceback efforts to identify a primary source.