Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 2
Lecture:Public Health and Communicable Disease
Slide content:Sampling of Communicable Diseases: Food Related E. coli O157:H7 Bacterial infection usually traced to food contaminated with cow feces. Can lead to very severe health outcomes, including death Public health responses: monitoring, interventions, outbreak investigation, education on prevention 20
Slide notes:A serious food-related disease is caused by E. coli O157:H7. Incidents are usually traced to food contaminated with cow feces, and can be very severe. Public health responds by monitoring, assisting in interventions, investigating outbreaks, and providing education for prevention. 20