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Cuyahoga County E. coli and HUS outbreak

On July 3, 2009, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) announced that it was investigating a cluster of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) cases associated with exposure to E. coli O157:H7 bacteria.  HUS is a potentially deadly complication of E. coli O157:H7.  In its press release, CCBOH stated that three children had become ill with HUS secondary to E. coli infection; two from Olmstead Falls and one from Strongsville and that two additional HUS cases were under investigation.