#3190
Barbara
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Infectious Agent: E-Coli

Reservoirs: infected people
infected animals
contaminated surfaces, foods or liquids

Portals of Exit: feces, urine, secretions from catheters, cross-contamination when food handling

Modes of Transmission: Eating, Drinking, cross contamination from improper hand washing or food prep, lack of aseptic technique, improper PPE or not wearing gloves and gowns

Portals of Entry: GI- eating and drinking,

Susceptible Host: People who eat contaminated food, drink contaminated water, juice and unpasteurized milk.