HUS(Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome) A life threatening complication that can occur in people that have E. Coli. It occurs in about 10% of people that have E. Coli. HUS can cause kidney failure and low pallet count. Normal Red Blood Cells Red Blood Cells After HUS
Symptoms Diarrhea (May be Bloody) Stomach Cramps Abdominal pain Fever Fatigue Nausea Vomiting Rash Being grumpy or stubborn.
Possible Sources Animals(Fair) Food(Fair) Un-Pasteurized Dairy Products(Fair) Other people(Contagious)
Plan For Cures There is no cure for E. coli but some things you can do are… 1. Drink lots of fluids 2. Rest 3. Avoid anti-diarrhea medicine 4. Avoid foods that are diary products, foods with lots of fat, foods that have high fiber content, and highly seasoned foods. 5. Careful regulation of fluids and essential minerals 6. Dialysis, to filter waste products from their blood. (Some people with kidney failure caused by E. coli infection require dialysis) 7. Blood transfusion(to treat anemia by giving them additional oxygen-rich red blood cells)
Preventing E. Coli Washing hands (after eating and touching animals) Thoroughly cooked meat No raw eggs Unpasteurized dairy products
Chart Person Is SickActivitySymptomsFoodAnimalsGameAliveNotes Susie ThompsonYes Church Camp Diarrhea, Stomach CrampsJelly BeansNone No Susie Thompson was given Imodium AD which caused her death. Charlie ThompsonYesNone Diarrhea, Stomach CrampsJelly BeansNone Yes Jelly Beans are from his sister. David JonesYesFair Diarrhea, Stomach Cramps Homemade Ice Cream, Elephant EarsCattle Barn Ping Pong Game/Gol dfish GameYes Donna JonesYes Church Camp Diarrhea, Stomach Cramps, Vomiting Elephant EarsNone Yes Elephant Ears are from her brother. Allen JohnsonNoFairNone Homemade Ice Cream, Elephant Ears, Hamburgers Cattle Barn, Goat Barn, Petting Zoo, Pony Ride Duck Pond Game, Basketball Game, Ping Pong Game/Gol dfish Game, Ring The Bell GameYes Allen Johnson washes his hands obsessively. LuAnne BrownYesFair Stomach Cramps, Vomiting Homemade Ice CreamPony RideNoneYes Mrs. McCoyNoFairNone Hamburger SandwichNone Yes Hamburger Sandwich is from a restaurant.
Chart(Continued) PersonIs SickActivitySymptomsFoodAnimalsGameAliveNotes Anthony GreenYesFair Diarrhea, Stomach Cramps Homemade Ice Cream, Elephant EarsPony RideDuck Pond GameYes Rash sign of HUS. Mary SmithYesFair Diarrhea, Stomach Cramps Homemade Ice Cream, HamburgerNone Yes Jonathon MillerYesFair Diarrhea, Stomach Cramps Elephant Ears, HamburgersCattle Barn Basketball Game, Ping Pong Game/Goldfish Game, Ring The Bell GameYes Bruce DonaldsonYesFair Diarrhea, Stomach Cramps, Vomiting Homemade Ice Cream, Hamburger SandwichPony Ride Basketball Game, Ring The Bell GameYes Mr.BlackYesFair Diarrhea, Stomach Cramps, VomitingNone Ring The Bell Game, Watched Basketball GameYes Donna BlackYesFair Diarrhea, Stomach Cramps None Basketball GameYes Mr.McCoyYesNone Diarrhea, Stomach CrampsElephant EarsNone Yes Elephant Ears from his wife. Darryl HarperYesFair Diarrhea, Stomach Cramps Hamburger Sandwich Cattle Barn Duck Pond Game, Basketball Game No Rash sign of HUS. Jennifer HallanYesFair Diarrhea, Stomach Cramps Homemade Ice Cream, Hamburger Petting Zoo, Pony RideDuck Pond GameYes Eileen BradleyYesFair Diarrhea, Stomach Cramps Homemade Ice Cream, HamburgerPony Ride Ping Pong Game/Goldfish GameYes