A new public information leaflet on E. coli O157/STEC (Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli) has been developed and is now available on the HPS website.
The leaflet provides information to the public on E. coli O157 and other STEC infections including:
- What are E. coli O157 and STEC?
- Where is STEC found?
- How the infection can be transmitted
- How you can avoid infection
- What to do if you have become infected
You can find the leaflet here; http://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/resourcedocument.aspx?id=6304