antibiotics to treat E. coli 0157:H7 gastroenteritis INCREASES the risk of complications

There's growing evidence that using antibiotics to treat E. coli 0157:H7 gastroenteritis INCREASES the risk of complications.

E. coli 0157:H7 is the pathogen that people get from undercooked hamburgers...unpasteurized juice...and other foods.

This strain produces a toxin that causes severe cramps and bloody diarrhea. Most people recover in about a week.

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