Effects of Antibiotics on Shiga Toxin 2 Production and Bacteriophage Induction by Epidemic Escherichia coli O104:H4 Strain

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 05/15/2012

These antibiotics might represent therapeutic options for patients with EHEC O104:H4 infection if antibiotic treatment is inevitable. Authors await further analysis of the epidemic to determine if usage of these agents was associated with an altered risk of developing HUS.

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