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One more addition, listing the various strains of potentially pathogenic
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank Teuton" <fteuton@SYMPATICO.CA>
Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2002 8:02 AM
Subject: Re: [SANET-MG] E.coli
> Hi Robert,
> These last two sites are maintained by a law firm that does tort work,
> food contamination cases being a specialty.
> 'Nuff said.
> Frank Teuton
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Roberto Verzola" <rverzola@GN.APC.ORG>
> To: <SANET-MG@LISTS.IFAS.UFL.EDU>
> Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2002 5:31 AM
> Subject: [SANET-MG] E.coli
> > Can someone pls explain why E.coli is considered a pathogen?
> > Doesn't it exist naturally in our gut? How can it be harmful? Aren't
> > they in fact an essential part of our gut ecology?
> > I know that the presence of E.coli is considered an indication of
> > fecal contamination, because the E.coli in our gut also appear in
> > human waste. So, a high E.coli count in water means fecal
> > contamination. But that doesn't make E.coli itself a pathogen, does
> > it?
> > Roberto Verzola
> > Philippines
- From: Roberto Verzola <rverzola@GN.APC.ORG>
- Re: E.coli
- From: Frank Teuton <fteuton@SYMPATICO.CA>