Number of risk factors for exposure to an STEC strain
Number of clinical features for STEC infection
Do you have a good laboratory reason for suspecting STEC?
Should a specimen be sent for Shiga toxin testing?
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Purpose: To evaluate a patient for Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC).
Specialty: Infectious Diseases, Gastroenterology
Objective: clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, laboratory tests
ICD-10: A04.3, D59.3,