Recent News

Feb 22, 2019

News Scan for Feb 22, 2019

Salmonella in raw chicken
Polio in Pakistan, Afghanistan
Campylobacter in water supply
Zika monoclonal antibody trial
Avian flu in China, India
Jan 02, 2019

News Scan for Jan 02, 2019

Saudi MERS case
More acute flaccid myelitis
H9N2 infection in China
MRSA pneumonia screening
Gastroenteritis in elderly
Dec 13, 2018

News Scan for Dec 13, 2018

Measles clusters in NY, NJ
New Saudi MERS case
Foodborne disease in Europe
Dengue vaccine collaboration
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

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)

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

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)

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

Neves MI, Malkawi I, Walker M, et al. The transmission dynamics of Campylobacter jejuni among broilers in semi-commercial farms in Jordan. Epidemiol Infect 2019 (published online Mar 8)

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)

Schiaffino F, Colston JM, Olortegui MP, et al. Antibiotic resistance of Campylobacter spp. in a pediatric cohort study. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2018 (published online Nov 12)

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