Report: No cause found for E. coli O145 outbreak

E. coli

No source has been found for an E. coli outbreak that sickened more than a dozen people and claimed the life of a toddler, according to the final report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report, published July 20, lists the final number of people sickened by the outbreak […]

USDA releases first results from new STEC testing program

E. coli

Three out of 110 samples tested positive for strains of E. coli since a new testing program took effect in June.

The samples were taken during routine testing and were tested for seven strains of Shiga-toxin producing E. coli, or STECs, including E. coli O157:H7, and the non- O157 strains O26, O45, […]

CDC report: E. coli O145 outbreak up to 15 confirmed cases

E. coli

A new confirmed case of E. coli O145 in Louisiana brings the number sickened in the recent outbreak up to 15 as investigators still search for a cause.

The symptoms for the latest confirmed case began at the end of April, the same time period as the other cases linked to the […]

CDC report: 14 confirmed cases of E. coli O145 across six states

E. coli

Investigators still are searching for the source of an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in six states that led to the death of a 21-month-old Louisiana girl.

So far, 14 people have been confirmed to be infected with E. coli O145. Of those, three people were hospitalized and one, a […]

E.coli O145 infections hits Georgia, other southern states

E. coli

Health officials in four southern states are trying to find the source of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 11 people so far.

The outbreak also has claimed the life of a 21-month-old girl in New Orleans, where two other people also were sickened by the same strain of E. coli […]