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Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

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Also known as: E. coli; E. coli O157; E. coli non-O157; STEC
Formal name: E. coli O157 culture; Shiga-like toxin by EIA; Stx gene detection by PCR
Related tests: O&P, Stool Culture

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