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Escherichia coli O104: Understanding the Risks and Preventing the Spread of Infection

This leaflet has developed in order to provide background information and advice on what to do if there is a risk of spread of E. coli O104 in the home.

This briefing material has been produced for those who work in healthcare professions, media and others who are looking for some background understanding of hygiene issues related to E. coli O104 and/or those who are are responsible for providing guidance to the public on coping with hygiene issues associated with E. coli O104.

The hygiene practice advice given in this document is taken from the IFH/IPS training resource: HOME HYGIENE – prevention of infection at home: a training resource for carers and their trainers.

Author: International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene

Download File: Escherichia-coli-O104.doc

Published: 20/06/2014

Publication Type: Factsheet

Publisher: IFH