• Scottish E. coli guidance updated

    One year ago - By Food Safety

    Scotland has updated guidance for the public health management of E. coli O157 and other Shiga toxin-producing infections.
    The Scottish Health Protection Network document replaces the 2013 guidance. It is designed to help in response to E. coli cases by health protection teams and environmental health departments.
    Health Protection Scotland has a surveillance system in collaboration with the Scottish E. coli O157/STEC Reference Laboratory. Reports of STEC O157 infection increased in the mid-1990s and rates remain high compared with other UK and European countries.
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