ALFRED PASIEKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALFRED PASIEKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Computer artwork of a enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC), a dangerous form of the normally harmless E. coli bacteria which live in the human intestine (blue body with yellow hair-like filaments called pili. The molecular structur of the so-called shiga toxin relasead by the bacteria, is depicted as red ribbons. Shiga toxin can cause life-threatening diarrhoea, intestinal bleeding, kidney failure and disturbances to blood clotting.
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