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Chapter 18 : Risk Factors for Shiga Toxin-Producing -Associated Human Diseases

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Shiga toxin-producing (STEC) strains emerged in the late 1970s or early 1980s as highly significant zoonotic threats to public health. In 1982, two outbreaks of severe bloody diarrhea, related to a previously rare serotype of , O157:H7, were reported in the United States ( ).

Citation: Rivas M, Chinen I, Miliwebsky E, Masana M. 2015. Risk Factors for Shiga Toxin-Producing -Associated Human Diseases, p 381-402. In Sperandio V, Hovde C (ed), Enterohemorrhagic and Other Shiga Toxin-Producing . ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.EHEC-0002-2013
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Number of HUS cases, incidence rates, and percentages of lethality in Argentina, 2002–2011.

Citation: Rivas M, Chinen I, Miliwebsky E, Masana M. 2015. Risk Factors for Shiga Toxin-Producing -Associated Human Diseases, p 381-402. In Sperandio V, Hovde C (ed), Enterohemorrhagic and Other Shiga Toxin-Producing . ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.EHEC-0002-2013
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(a) Top ten XbaI-PFGE patterns associated with human STEC O157 strains in Argentina. (b) Dendrogram of the top ten XbaI-PFGE patterns. (c) Dendrogram of AREHXHX01.0011 pattern and other related patterns.

Citation: Rivas M, Chinen I, Miliwebsky E, Masana M. 2015. Risk Factors for Shiga Toxin-Producing -Associated Human Diseases, p 381-402. In Sperandio V, Hovde C (ed), Enterohemorrhagic and Other Shiga Toxin-Producing . ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.EHEC-0002-2013
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Tables

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TABLE 1

Risk factors for STEC infections identified by case-control studies and population-based studies, 2000-2012

Citation: Rivas M, Chinen I, Miliwebsky E, Masana M. 2015. Risk Factors for Shiga Toxin-Producing -Associated Human Diseases, p 381-402. In Sperandio V, Hovde C (ed), Enterohemorrhagic and Other Shiga Toxin-Producing . ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.EHEC-0002-2013
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TABLE 2

Features of major food-borne outbreaks associated with Shiga toxin-producing

Citation: Rivas M, Chinen I, Miliwebsky E, Masana M. 2015. Risk Factors for Shiga Toxin-Producing -Associated Human Diseases, p 381-402. In Sperandio V, Hovde C (ed), Enterohemorrhagic and Other Shiga Toxin-Producing . ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.EHEC-0002-2013

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