SPINACH – e coli outbreak 0157:H7 – news

NATIONWIDE OVER 50 CASES HAVE BEEN REPORTED OF THE POTENTIAL DEADLY DISEASE

DATES APPROXIMATELY 08-24-06 TO 09-01-06 WITH MANY STATES INVOLVED IN U.S.A.

PRE-PACKAGED SPINACH SEEMS TO BE REPORTED AND SOME PACKAGED SALAD MIXES

DIARRHEA WITH POSSIBLE FEVER AND HISTORY OF EATING THESE ITEMS ARE SUSPICIOUS

CALL YOUR DOCTOR OR SEE YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY

A STOOL CULTURE CAN BE OBTAINED TO CHECK FOR THE TOXIN

DO NOT TAKE ANTI-DIARRHEAL OVER THE COUNTER MEDICINES

ANTIBIOTICS ARE USUALLY NOT USED UNLESS WORSEN OR KIDNEY COMPLICATIONS

HYDRATION IS A MUST !

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