Have You Had Your Tetanus Vaccine Recently?

Have You Had Your Tetanus Vaccine Recently?

08:09 27th September 2018 | Bacteria Infection

Tetanus is a serious infection that can lead to muscle spasms and even death if not treated. It is caused by a type of bacteria that produces a toxin which affects the brain and nervous system.

What You Need to Know About E. Coli

What You Need to Know About E. Coli

06:24 7th January 2018 | Bacteria Infection

E.Coli Escherichia Coli STEC Shiga Bacteria UTI Urinary Tract Infection E.Coli Symptoms E.Coli Causes Vomitting Dehydration Fatigue Nausea

E. coli (Escherichia coli) is a type of bacteria. Certain strains are harmless, however, others can have dangerous effects. Strains of E. coli include:

STEC: This strain creates a toxin called Shiga that damages the lining of the intestine which in turn leads to illness. O157:H7: This dangerous strain often causes severe, acute hemorrhagic diarrhea. In some cases, particularly children under five years of age the infection can caus...

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