Unexplained E. Coli Cluster Outbreak in Humboldt County

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p38Pt0-jN

mnemonic here:  http://urlet.com/highest.clarion

http://lostcoastoutpost.com/2013/nov/5/supervisor-fennel-leaves-hospital/

When two more cases surfaced last month, routine lab tests sent to the state Department of Public Health  revealed all four cases came from a strain of E. coli known as 0157:H7.

[not seen in California before]

Three of the Humboldt County cases progressed to hemolytic uremic syndrome, or HUS, a serious complication of an E. coli infection characterized by acute kidney failure and anemia caused by the destruction of red blood cells.

http://www.times-standard.com/localnews/ci_24473305/officials-say-humboldt-county-e-coli-cases-are

http://humboldt-dspace.calstate.edu/xmlui/bitstream/handle/2148/100/KHR%20Formatted%20Thesis%20Final%20v2.pdf?sequence=1

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60 something ya. Libertarian Socialist, community activist, writer and troubador.
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