E. Coli

by Jackson Grant

E. coli is the name of a type of bacteria that lives in your intestines. Although most types of E. coli are harmless and are actually part of your digestive system , some types can make you sick.

E.Coli can be found in many different things from hamburger meat to unpasteurized milk and juices. You can also get it from swimming in contaminated water and drinking untreated water. Animals particularly cows, sheep, and goats can carry E. Coli.

The symptoms for E. Coli are Severe abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, vomiting, and little or no fever is present.

This video shows you how to keep from getting E. Coli by cleaning the food you are going to eat by washing under cold running water.

This picture shows all the aspects of E. Coli. Some of these aspects are that cattle are one of the main carriers of E. Coli, you can get it from uncooked meat and raw milk, and there seems to be only on complication and that is hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS).The HUS infection produces toxic substances that destroy red blood cells, causing kidney injury.

This is an example of a E. Coli cell. It is a prokaryotic cell meaning that it does not have a membrane-bound nucleus.

This videos talks about E. Coli and the symptoms of it along with the different types of them. Along with that it shows where E. Coli comes from and how you can catch it.

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