Campylobacter

Recent News

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.

Dec 18, 2013

Study: Raw milk outbreaks only tip of iceberg

Non-outbreak raw-milk cases may outnumber outbreak cases 25 to 1—and knowing the farmer might not help.

Nov 07, 2013

News Scan for Nov 07, 2013

Campylobacter in chicken livers
Call for rabies elimination
H1N1 spread on airplanes
MRSA on buses
Sep 05, 2013

Food Outbreak Scan for Sep 05, 2013

Cantaloupe Listeria findings
Waterborne disease outbreaks

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Abid M, Wimalarathna H, Mills J, et al. Duck liver–associated outbreak of campylobacteriosis among humans, United Kingdom, 2011. Emerg Infect Dis 2013 Aug;19(8):1310-3

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

Boysen L, Rosenquist H, Larsson JT, et al. Source attribution of human campylobacteriosis in Denmark. Epidemiol Infect 2013 (published online Oct 30) 

CDC. Multistate outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni infections associated with undercooked chicken livers—Northeastern United States, 2012. MMWR 2013 Nov 8;62(44):874-6

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)

Horn BJ, Lake RJ. Incubation period for campylobacteriosis and its importance in the estimation of incidence related to travel. Euro Surveill 2013 Oct 3;18(40):pii=20602

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

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

Pasturel BZ, Cruz-Cano R, Goldstein RER, et al. Impact of rurality, broiler operations, and community socioeconomic factors on the risk of campylobacteriosis in Maryland. Am J Public Health 2013 Dec;103(12)

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)

Wagenaar JA, French NP, Havelaar AH. Preventing Campylobacter at the source–why is it so difficult? Clin Infect Dis 2013 (published online Sep 6)

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)

Weinberger M, Lerner L, Valinsky L, et al. Increased incidence of Campylobacter spp. infection and high rates among children, Israel. Emerg Infect Dis 2013 (published online Sep 6)

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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