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Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, the Hamburger Disease

Author: Dr. Colin White, MedSchoolForParents.com Expert
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome is a condition caused by bacteria such as E-coli. The bacteria is secreted poison in the gut, injuring blood vessels by constricting them.
 
 
 
 
 
Common Place to be exposed

 

  1. Hamburgers (ground beef)
  2. Water contamination

 

 
Symptoms

 

  1. Crammy, abdominal pain
  2. Bloody diarrhea
  3. Looking pale
  4. Rarely less blood flow to major organs can be a severe implication

 

 
Top Tips from Dr. Colin White, medschoolforparents.com Expert:

 

  1. Prepare food in a clean environment
  2. Cook meats well
  3. Wash fruits and vegetables

 

 
 
Updated: 03/08/2017
 

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