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E.Coli cases in the East Midlands

There have been a number of E.Coli cases in the East Midlands and we need to be vigilant of:

1. Any child with diarrhoea to provide a stool specimen, monitor and consult local microbiologist (this is a high-risk group for clinical illness and exclusion).

2. Any child with bloody diarrhoea to provide a stool specimen, consider referral to a paediatrician and consult local microbiologist (this is a high-risk group for clinical illness and exclusion).

3. Adults with bloody diarrhoea to provide a stool specimen and consult local microbiologist.

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