E.COLI full form

Meaning : Escherichia coli

Category : Medical
Sub Category : Virus & Bacteria

What does E.Coli mean or stand for ?

Everyone has heard of E.Coli and that it is a bacteria present in water bodies.But very few know that the full form of it is Escherichia coli! This type of bacteria forms in lakes and rivers in the wild after animals and other living beings defecate in the water.The E – coli breed and sometimes get into our drinking water and if we consume that water by mistake,diarrhea and vomiting can ensue.