E. coli: Escherichia coli 0157:H7, E. coli 0157:H7 (cont.)
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Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
Editor: Bhupinder Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine
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