What is E.Coli?

E.Coli or Escherichia coli is a form of bacterium that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organism.s  Some of the strains are harmless, but others can cause serious food poisoning in humans. The most common route of contamination is through fecal-oral transmission, meaning that it is passed from contact with human feces…

Washing hands is important

As a consultant I often get asked by my patients why hand washing is so important after using the bathroom.  The problem is with using the toilet is that there are many more dangerous bacterias that exist within our feces (poo) than we might realise. The other problem is that other people using the public…