EID Podcast. We describe the epidemiology, clinical features, and molecular characterization of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) infections caused by the singular hybrid pathotype O80:H2, and we examine the influence of antibiotics on Shiga toxin production.
In France, during 2005–2014, a total of 54 patients were infected with EHEC O80:H2; 91% had hemolytic uremic syndrome. Two patients had invasive infections, and 2 died. Immunology and Evolution of Infectious Disease - NCBI Bookshelf. eMedicine - Medical Reference. Cardiology Explained - NCBI Bookshelf. Free Medical Books.