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E coli, Verotoxigenic

Strains of Escherichia coli with the ability to produce at least one or more of at least two antigenically distinct, usually Bacteriophage-mediated Cytotoxins: Shiga Toxin 1 and Shiga Toxin 2. These Bacteria can cause severe Disease in Humans including bloody Diarrhea and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome.