E. coli infection: What you can do to reduce the risks
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E. coli infection: What you can do to reduce the risks

Alison Moore Health journalist

The Gram-negative bacteria is a growing threat in community and acute settings

The healthcare-associated infections meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile hit the headlines 15 years ago. With these bugs threatening the lives of patients, government targets and a focus on hygiene and infection prevention in hospitals significantly reduced the number of cases.

Nursing Standard. 34, 10, 56-58. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.10.56.s21

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