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Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome is a serious disease that is usually preceded by infection with E. coli. It can cause kidney failure and blood clotting throughout the body. It is commonly contracted through contact with infected feces, undercooked and raw beef, unpasteurized milk or milk products, and not following proper food preparation procedures.


Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
Fax: 801-538-9913
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

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