Recent News

Sep 20, 2018
Adorable puppies

CDC blames MDR Campylobacter outbreak on pet-store puppy exposure

The outbreak, which began in 2016, affected 118 people in 18 states.

Jul 11, 2018

News Scan for Jul 11, 2018

Zika respiratory nerve palsy in babies
GBS following Campylobacter infection
CWD adaptation to humans
Apr 17, 2018

Food Safety Scan for Apr 17, 2018

Food recall trends
Chlorine and foodborne bacteria
Mar 23, 2018
E coli testing

CDC says some FoodNet Salmonella infections rising

Illnesses from Salmonella Javiana, Thompson, and Infantis have risen about 50% in 10 years.

Feb 27, 2018
Cutting chicken breast

European surveillance shows high levels of drug resistance in zoonotic bacteria

A worrisome finding among resistant Salmonella isolates was the Kentucky serovar, of which more than three-quarters were multidrug resistant.

Feb 08, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 08, 2018

Resistant yaws
Antibiotic-resistant Campylobacter
Jan 31, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 31, 2018

MDR-TB cases in Georgia
Resistant Campylobacter in pups
Dec 13, 2017

News Scan for Dec 13, 2017

More puppy Campylobacter
Food safety panel phased out
Urine TB test developed
Zika vaccine durability
MenB vaccine in young adults
Dec 12, 2017
Chickens laying eggs

Europe's Salmonella decline stalls with increased egg contamination

Campylobacter and serious Listeria cases also rose.

Oct 31, 2017

News Scan for Oct 31, 2017

H5N8 in South Africa
Puppy-linked Campylobacter
Polio in Afghanistan
Ebola deaths in seniors
Global hepatitis progress

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Allan PD, Palmer C, Chan F, et al. Food safety labelling of chicken to prevent campylobacteriosis: consumer expectations and current practices. BMC Public Health 2018 Mar 27;18:414

Berrang ME, Meinersmann RJ, Cox NA, et al. Multilocus sequence subtypes of Campylobacter detected on the surface and from internal tissues of retail chicken livers. J Food Prot 2018 (published online Aug 21)

Burakoff A, Brown K, Knutsen J, et al. Outbreak of fluoroquinolone-resistant Camplyobacter jejuni infections associated with raw milk consumption from a herdshare dairy — Colorado, 2016. MMWR 2018 Feb 9;67(5):146-8

de Vries SPW, Vurayai M, Holmes M, et al. Phylogenetic analyses and antimicrobial resistance profiles of Campylobacter spp. from diarrhoeal patients and chickens in Botswana. PLoS One 2018 Mar 21;13(3):e0194481

Ewers EC, Anisowicz SK, Ferguson TM, et al. Antibiotic resistance, molecular characterizations, and clinical manifestation of campylobacteriosis at a military medical center in Hawaii from 2012-2016: a retrospective analysis. Sci Rep 2018 Aug 6;8:11736

Francois R, Yori PP, Rouhani S, et al. The other Campylobacters: not innocent bystanders in endemic diarrhea and dysentery in children in low income settings. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Feb 7;12(2):e0006200

Halpin AL, Gu W, Wise ME, et al. Post-Campylobacter Guillain Barre syndrome in the USA: secondary analysis of surveillance data collected during the 2009-2010 novel influenza A (H1N1) vaccination campaign. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Jul 10)

Kalupahana RS, Mughini-Gras L, Kottawatta SA, et al. Weather correlates of Campylobacter prevalence in broilers at slaughter under tropical conditions in Sri Lanka. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Apr 15)

Meunier M, Guyard-Nicodeme M, Vigouroux E, et al. Promising new vaccine candidates against Campylobacter in broilers. PLoS One 2017 Nov 27;12(11):e0188472

Montgomery MP, Robertson S, Koski L, et al. Multidrug-resistant Campylobacter jejuni outbreak linked to puppy exposure—United States, 2016-2018. MMWR 2018 Sep 21;67(37):1032-5

Oh E, Chui L, Bae J, et al. Frequent implication of multistress-tolerant Campylobacter jejuni in human infections. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 3)

Patrick ME, Henao OL, Robinson T, et al. Features of illnesses caused by five species of Campylobacter, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) — 2010-2015. Epidemiol Infect 2017 (published online Dec 14)

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