E.coli O157 & Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome

Two more E.coli cases confirmed in Orkney

27th August 2012

It has been confirmed that two more of the five cases originally being investigated by NHS Orkney and Orkney Islands Council have the E. coli O157 infection.

The original two confirmed cases of E. coli O157 are still receiving treatment in hospital. The two newly confirmed cases are both recovering at home. One new suspected case, who has not required medical treatment, has been identified and the case is being investigated.

Anyone concerned about their health should get medical advice, such as calling NHS 24 on 0845 4 24 24 24.

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