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New lab tests make it difficult to compare year-to-year FoodNet data, the CDC says.
Report finds extremely high multidrug resistance in a Salmonella strain that can sicken humans.
Multidrug-resistant C jejuni rose from 19.1% in 2008 to 43.4% in 2014-2015.
Report finds some encouraging trends in resistance, but also notes increasing consumption of anitbiotics.
Rates of multidrug resistance in Salmonella seroptype I 4,,12:i:- have tripled.
To preserve cultures as a key disease detection tool, the CDC recommends that labs do them whenever the faster test suggests a bacterial infection.
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