E. coli /Series: Epidemics Published by : Rosen, (New York :) Physical details: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN:0823942015 (lib. bdg.).
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"Deadly diseases throughout history."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 60) and index.
Describes a dangerous new strain of E. coli, called O157:H7, which appeared in 1982, how it is spread via contaminated meat, milk, vegetables, water, or person to person, the symptoms of the disease, and the methods used to handle outbreaks.
A history of E. coli -- Less famous outbreaks -- The science of the sickness -- Current research and cures -- The future of E. coli.
Young Adult Follett Library Resources.