Campylobacter

Recent News

Apr 20, 2017
Salmonella culture in Petri dish

Salmonella, Campylobacter top foodborne culprits in 2016

New lab tests make it difficult to compare year-to-year FoodNet data, the CDC says.

Feb 22, 2017
Pigs at trough

EU nations report high drug resistance in humans, animals, food

Report finds extremely high multidrug resistance in a Salmonella strain that can sicken humans.

Nov 29, 2016
Boneless chicken thighs

UK report finds drug-resistant Campylobacter rising in poultry

Multidrug-resistant C jejuni rose from 19.1% in 2008 to 43.4% in 2014-2015.

Sep 22, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Sep 22, 2016

New AMR 'conscience' alliance
Campylobacter resistance
Sep 19, 2016
MRSA bacteria

UK health officials detail progress on AMR strategy

Report finds some encouraging trends in resistance, but also notes increasing consumption of anitbiotics.

Aug 30, 2016
Salmonella bacteria

NARMS report shows resistance low in Salmonella but up in 1 strain

Rates of multidrug resistance in Salmonella seroptype I 4,[5],12:i:- have tripled.

Aug 09, 2016

News Scan for Aug 09, 2016

Aerosol stability in Ebola
HIV and drug-resistant TB
Global flu status
Campylobacter infection in children
Chikungunya update
Jun 16, 2016

Food Outbreak Scan for Jun 16, 2016

Foodborne illness patterns
Salmonella in turtles
Apr 14, 2016
bacteria culture

CDC: Testing changes may slow foodborne outbreak detection

To preserve cultures as a key disease detection tool, the CDC recommends that labs do them whenever the faster test suggests a bacterial infection.

Apr 01, 2016

News Scan for Apr 01, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Campylobacter in raw milk
US drug-resistance effort
MCR-1 in Spain
Cold-attenuated polio vaccine

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Amour C, Gratz J, Mduma E, et al. Epidemiology and impact of Campylobacter infection in children in eight low-resource settings: results from the MAL-ED study. Clin Infect Dis 2016 (published online Aug 7)

Christidis T, Pintar KDM, Butler AJ, et al. Campylobacter spp. prevalence and levels in raw milk: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Food Prot 2016 Oct;79(10):1775-83

Escher R, Brunner C, von Steiger N, et al. Clinical and epidemiological analysis of Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus infections in humans and comparative genetic analysis with strains isolated from cattle. BMC Infect Dis 2016 May 14;16:198

Jones AK, Rigby D, Burton M, et al. Restaurant cooking trends and increased risk for Campylobacter infection. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jun 8)

Moffatt CRM, Greig A, Valcanis M, et al. A large outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni infection in a university college caused by chicken liver pate, Australia, 2013. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Jun 16)

Schmutz C, Mausezahl D, Bless PJ, et al. Estimating healthcare costs of acute gastroenteritis and human campylobacteriosis in Switzerland. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Aug 12)

Tyson GH, Tate HP, Abbott J, et al. Molecular subtyping and source attribution of Campylobacter isolated from food animals. J Food Prot 2016 Nov;11:1891-7

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