Recent News

Sep 22, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Sep 22, 2016

New AMR 'conscience' alliance
Campylobacter resistance
Sep 19, 2016
MRSA bacteria

UK health officials detail progress on AMR strategy

Report finds some encouraging trends in resistance, but also notes increasing consumption of anitbiotics.

Aug 30, 2016
Salmonella bacteria

NARMS report shows resistance low in Salmonella but up in 1 strain

Rates of multidrug resistance in Salmonella seroptype I 4,[5],12:i:- have tripled.

Aug 09, 2016

News Scan for Aug 09, 2016

Aerosol stability in Ebola
HIV and drug-resistant TB
Global flu status
Campylobacter infection in children
Chikungunya update
Jun 16, 2016

Food Outbreak Scan for Jun 16, 2016

Foodborne illness patterns
Salmonella in turtles
Apr 14, 2016
bacteria culture

CDC: Testing changes may slow foodborne outbreak detection

To preserve cultures as a key disease detection tool, the CDC recommends that labs do them whenever the faster test suggests a bacterial infection.

Apr 01, 2016

News Scan for Apr 01, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Campylobacter in raw milk
US drug-resistance effort
MCR-1 in Spain
Cold-attenuated polio vaccine
Feb 11, 2016

News Scan for Feb 11, 2016

Global dengue burden
Antibiotic resistance in Europe
MCR-1 spread in French livestock
Saudi MERS risk
Feb 05, 2016

News Scan for Feb 05, 2016

Finalized USDA poultry standards
Adult vaccine coverage
First MERS autopsy
Jan 06, 2016

News Scan for Jan 06, 2016

H7N9 cases in China
Microcephaly in Brazil
Campylobacter detection
HPV vaccination
Vaccinia virus in dogs, opossums

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Amour C, Gratz J, Mduma E, et al. Epidemiology and impact of Campylobacter infection in children in eight low-resource settings: results from the MAL-ED study. Clin Infect Dis 2016 (published online Aug 7)

Christidis T, Pintar KDM, Butler AJ, et al. Campylobacter spp. prevalence and levels in raw milk: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Food Prot 2016 Oct;79(10):1775-83

Colles FM, Cain RJ, Nickson T, et al. Monitoring chicken flock behaviour provides early warning of infection by human pathogen Campylobacter. Proc R Soc B 2016 (published online Jan 6)

Davis KR, Dunn AC, Burnett C, et al. Campylobacter jejuni infections associated with raw milk consumption — Utah, 2014. MMWR 2016 Apr 1;65(12):301-5

Escher R, Brunner C, von Steiger N, et al. Clinical and epidemiological analysis of Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus infections in humans and comparative genetic analysis with strains isolated from cattle. BMC Infect Dis 2016 May 14;16:198

Harvala H, Rosendal T, Lahti E, et al. Epidemiology of Campylobacter jejuni infections in Sweden, November 2011-October 2012: is the severity of infection associated with C. jejuni sequence type? Infect Ecol Epidemiol 2016 (published online Apr 7)

Jones AK, Rigby D, Burton M, et al. Restaurant cooking trends and increased risk for Campylobacter infection. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jun 8)

Moffatt CRM, Greig A, Valcanis M, et al. A large outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni infection in a university college caused by chicken liver pate, Australia, 2013. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Jun 16)

Pogreba-Brown K, Baker A, Ernst K, et al. Assessing risk factors of sporadic Campylobacter infection: a case-control study in Arizona. Epidemiol Infect March 2016;144(4):829-39

Schmutz C, Mausezahl D, Bless PJ, et al. Estimating healthcare costs of acute gastroenteritis and human campylobacteriosis in Switzerland. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Aug 12)

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