Romaine calm! Some information about E. coli O157:H7

The recent report of a multi-state outbreak of E. coli 0157:H7 secondary to romaine lettuce may to to parental fears - specifically hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Fortunately the risk of transmission is low. But, just in case you have someone who is worried and seeking reassurance - or actually needs a work up I wanted to provide some information.

By |2018-11-22T15:39:24+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Infectious Diseases|

A podcast on acute flaccid myelitis

Acute Flaccid Myelitis is a rare but serious disease characterized by rapid onset of muscle weakness. Diagnosis also requires an MRI with lesions in multiple spinal levels or CSF pleocytosis. cases have been reported over the past several years and though a specific cause is unknown strains of enterovirus are suspected culprits.

By |2018-10-18T09:55:57+00:00October 18th, 2018|Infectious Diseases, Podcasts|
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