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    -threatening blood-related reactions, including serious bleeding due to severe lowering of blood cells (platelets) and a condition known as hemolytic-uremic syndrome/thrombocytopenic purpura which, in some casesRead more
  2. photo Massive Ground Beef Recall Linked to E. Coli Outbreak in 4 StatesMassive Ground Beef Recall Linked to E. Coli Outbreak in 4 StatesArticle
    of STEC frequently cause severe disease, including bloody diarrhea and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), which is a type of kidney failure,” explains FSN. “Among persons for whom information is availableRead more
  3. photo E. Coli Outbreak Prompts Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods To Pull Packaged SaladsE. Coli Outbreak Prompts Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods To Pull Packaged SaladsArticle
    and sandwiches. The particular strain in this E. coli outbreak,  STEC 0157:H7, can cause dehydration, bloody diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. It can also cause hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of kidney failureRead more
  4. photo Romaine Officially Linked to E. Coli OutbreakRomaine Officially Linked to E. Coli OutbreakArticle
    of whom have been hospitalized and 3 with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a potentially life-threatening condition. With HUS, the body’s blood-clotting mechanisms are altered, causing blocked circulationRead more
  5. photo Are Bagged Salads Hazardous to Your Health?Are Bagged Salads Hazardous to Your Health?Article
    with stomach cramps, bloody diarrhea and hemolytic uremic syndrome—the condition that leads to kidney failure. According to MDH, patients typically become ill two to five days after eating contaminated foodRead more
  6. photo More than a ton of factory farmed beef recently recalledMore than a ton of factory farmed beef recently recalledNews
    [to] the organism. While most people recover within a week, some develop a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)."Recall reinforces need to understand possible dangers lurking in factoryRead more
  7. photo Is It Safe to Eat Frozen Spinach?Is It Safe to Eat Frozen Spinach?Article
    : We’re now at 146 cases of illness due to E. coli infection, including 23 cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome, 76 hospitalizations and one death. Illnesses continue to be reported to the CDC. ArizonaRead more
  8. photo Update: Spinach and E. Coli OutbreakUpdate: Spinach and E. Coli OutbreakArticle
    develop a form of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome, which usually occurs in young children and the elderly. HUS can lead to serious kidney damage and death. At press time,  109 casesRead more
  9. photo Food Poisoning: 6 Surprising Foods Making You SickFood Poisoning: 6 Surprising Foods Making You SickArticle
    novelties— E. coli was linked to a variety of frozen pizza, sandwich and cheese products from a plant in Georgia which infected 35 people, two of whom developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of kidneyRead more
  10. photo Whole Foods recalls cheese due to possible contamination with E. coliWhole Foods recalls cheese due to possible contamination with E. coliNews
    . And between 5–10 percent of E. coli cases develop a potentially life-threatening complication known as hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), which is marked by symptoms of chronic fatigue, a loss of pink colorRead more

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Hemolytic-uremic syndrome

Disease

Hemolytic-uremic syndrome (or haemolytic-uraemic syndrome), abbreviated HUS, is a disease characterized by hemolytic anemia (anemia caused by destruction of red blood cells), acute kidney failure (uremia), and a low platelet count (thrombocytopenia). It predominantly, but not exclusively, affects children. Most cases are preceded by an episode of infectious, sometimes bloody, diarrhea acquired...More