Campylobacter

Recent News

Dec 10, 2014

News Scan for Dec 10, 2014

Outbreaks from raw milk up
Malaria mortality sinking
9-strain HPV vaccine
Neonate Legionnaires' death
Oct 21, 2014

Food Safety Scan for Oct 21, 2014

GAO poultry safety critique
Meat and poultry inspection report
Aug 01, 2014

USDA launches long-debated poultry inspection changes

The agency also establishes new steps to control Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry.

Jul 02, 2014

Resistant foodborne bacteria: good news, bad news in 2012

Multidrug-resistant Salmonella has decreased and resistance to two important classes of antibiotics remains low, but resistance to the bacterium that causes typhoid fever is worrisome.

Jul 02, 2014

News Scan for Jul 02, 2014

More imported US chikungunya
Deer density and Lyme disease
Campylobacter in chickens
Drug-resistant malaria in Laos
Dengue in Malaysia
Jun 27, 2014

News Scan for Jun 27, 2014

California pertussis surge
Live-poultry Salmonella
Global norovirus prevalence
UK foodborne disease
Jun 12, 2014

Foodborne Disease Scan for Jun 12, 2014

Chia-linked Salmonella
Food trucks vs restaurants
Campylobacter by economic status
May 13, 2014

News Scan for May 13, 2014

Ohio, US measles cases
H5N1 serology results
Hazards of raw milk
Feb 19, 2014

News Scan for Feb 19, 2014

H5N1 case in Cambodia
Vaccinating without a cold chain
Zoonotic, foodborne agents in Europe
More polio funding
Dec 19, 2013

Consumer Reports finds bacteria common on chicken breasts

Most US samples had bacterial contamination, and a good many had pathogenic varieties.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Bemis K, Marcus R, Hadler JL. Socioeconomic status and campylobacteriosis, Connecticut, USA, 1999-2009. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Jun 12)

Guevremont E, Lamoureux L, Loubier CB, et al. Detection and characterization of campylobacter spp. from 40 dairy cattle herds in Quebec, Canada. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2014 (published online Mar 11)

Humphrey S, Chaloner G, Kemmett K, et al. Campylobacter jejuni is not merely a commensal in commercial broiler chickens and affects bird welfare. MBio 2014 Jul 1;5(4):e01364-14

Keithlin J, Sergeant J, Thomas MK, et al. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the proportion of Campylobacter cases that develop chronic sequelae. BMC Public Health 2014 Nov 22;14:1203

Lazou T, Houf K, Soultos N, et al. Campylobacter in small ruminants at slaughter: prevalence pulsotypes and antibiotic resistance. Int J Food Microbiol 2014 Mar 3;173:54-61

Schielke A, Bettina RM, Stark K. Epidemiology of campylobacteriosis in Germany—insights from 10 years of surveillance. BMC Infect Dis 2014 Jan 15;14(30)

UK Food Standards Agency. A microbiological survey of Campylobacter contamination in fresh whole UK produced chilled chickens at retail sale an interim report to cover Quarters 1 & 2. Dec 1, 2014

Wagenaar JA, van Bergen MAP, Blaser MJ, et al. Campylobacter fetus infections in humans: exposure and disease. Clin Infect Dis 2014 (published online Feb 18)

Ziegler M, Claar C, Rice D, et al. Outbreak of campylobacteriosis associated with a long-distance obstacle adventure race — Nevada, October 2012. MMWR 2014 May 2;63(17):375-8

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