E. coli in Hong Kong toddler

A 20-month-old girl in Hong Kong has been stricken with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC).

The Centre for Health Protection notes that since June 2011, the CHP has expanded the criterion for notification to include all STECs, in addition to E. coli O157:H7.

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