Computer artwork ribbon diagram of Shiga toxin type 2 (Stx2) from Escherichia coli O157. Shiga toxin is produced by enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC), a dangerous form of the normally harmless E. coli bacteria which live in the human intestine. Shiga toxin can cause life-threatening diarrhoea, intestinal bleeding, kidney failure and disturbances to blood clotting.
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