Infectious Agent: E-Coli
Reservoirs: infected people
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.