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2011-07-25 12:35:12

Infection with E. coli bacteria can wreak havoc in children, leading to bloody diarrhea, fever and kidney failure. But giving children intravenous fluids early in the course of an E. coli O157:H7 infection appears to lower the odds of developing severe kidney failure, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and other institutions. The results are published online July 22, 2011, in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. Children infected...

2010-11-10 21:47:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fast Facts Mauri Gorgonzola cheese with sell-by dates of 01/31/11 and 01/14/11 is being recalled because of a positive test for E. coli O157:H7. DPI Specialty Foods of Tualatin, Ore., cut, packaged and distributed the cheese to Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) stores in Colorado. Consumers who have any of this cheese should not eat it. They should return the cheese to the place of purchase or dispose of it in a closed plastic bag and...

2010-11-04 21:41:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) Fast Facts Bravo Farms Dutch Style Gouda cheese, (Costco item 40654) offered for sale and in cheese sampling events at Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) locations is preliminarily linked with an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections. Consumers who have any of this cheese should not eat it. They...

2008-06-17 12:00:00

By Misti Crane, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jun. 17--A cluster of E. coli cases in Franklin County was declared an outbreak yesterday, as reports of new cases accumulated and workers in a local emergency room registered an unusual number of patients with gastrointestinal problems. Three E. coli cases within the county have been linked genetically, which means they are likely from the same source. That prompted the Columbus Public Health declaration of an outbreak. Four new cases are...

2008-06-16 21:00:24

By Misti Crane, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jun. 16--A cluster of E. coli cases in Franklin County was declared an outbreak today, as reports of new cases accumulated and workers in a local emergency room registered an unusual number of patients with gastrointestinal woes. Three E. coli cases within the county have been linked genetically, which means they are likely from the same source. That prompted the Columbus Public Health declaration of an outbreak. Four new cases are being...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.