Twelve Days of Waterborne Diseases: Escherichia coli Infections

https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/ecoli-prevention.html E. coli infections are most commonly associated with UTIs (urinary tract infections), but it can also cause enteric infection, invasive infection, and infection at other sites. UTIs are usually ascending infections, travelling from the perineum up through the urethra. Along with UTIs, E. coli can also cause prostatitis and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). While…