E coli

Recent News

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.

Sep 09, 2016

News Scan for Sep 09, 2016

Funds for produce safety
Resistance evolution on video
Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella in blood
Sep 06, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Sep 06, 2016

E coli in meat samples
Malaria decline, drug resistance
ESBL E coli on pig farms
Aug 30, 2016
Elderly patient

US first: E coli resistant to both colistin, carbapenems

An E coli isolate resistant to both colistin and carbapenem antibiotics has been found in a US hospital patient.

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 22, 2016

News Scan for Aug 22, 2016

New chikungunya cases
Ohio Crypto outbreak
Resistant E coli in drinking water
African Salmonella
Aug 05, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Aug 05, 2016

MCR-1 in Scotland
Resistance levels in E coli
Jul 27, 2016

News Scan for Jul 27, 2016

Yellow fever in Americas
E coli beef recalls
H7N9 cases in China
Cholera in South Sudan
Jul 26, 2016

News Scan for Jul 26, 2016

E coli flour recall
Safety labels for fluoroquinolones
Antibiotic overuse for asthma
Ebola vaccine in monkeys
Jul 21, 2016

Foodborne Disease Scan for Jul 21, 2016

Pig roast Salmonella cluster
Hawaii hepatitis outbreak grows
E coli in UK

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Adams NL, Byrne L, Smith GA, et al. Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157, England and Wales, 1983-2012. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Feb 29)

Beier RC, Franz E, Bono JL, et al. Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of the big six non-O157 shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains from food animals and humans. J Food Protect 2016 Aug;79(8):1355-70

Beir RC, Franz E, Bono JL, et al. Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of the big six non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains from food animals and humans. J Food Prot 2016 Aug;79(8):1355-70

Curran K, Heiman KE, Singh T, et al. Outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with dairy education event attendance — Whatcom County, Washington, 2015. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2015 Oct 30;64(42):1202-3

Fontcuberta M, Planell R, Torrents A, et al. Characterization of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 isolates from bovine carcasses. J Food Protect 2016 Aug;79(8):1418-23

Freedman ST, Xie J, Neufeld MS, et al. Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection, antibiotics, and risk of developing hemolytic uremic syndrome: a meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis 2016 (published online Feb 24)

Garvey P, Carroll A, McNamara E, et al. Serogroup-specific seasonality of verotoxigenic Escherichia coli, Ireland. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Feb 25)

Germinario C, Caprioli A, Giordano M, et al. Community-wide outbreak of haemolytic uraemic syndrome associated with Shiga toxin 2-producing Escherichia coli O26:H11 in southern Italy, summer 2013. Euro Surveill 2016 Sep 22;21(38):p=30343

Johnson JR, Thuras P, Johnston BD, et al. The pandemic H30 subclone of Escherichia coli sequence type 131 (ST131) is associated with persistent infections and adverse outcomes independently from its multi-drug resistance and associations with compromised hosts. Clin Infect Dis 2016 (published online Mar 29)

Kanayama A, Yahata Y, Arima Y, et al. Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli outbreaks related to childcare facilities in Japan, 2010-2013. BMC Infect Dis 2015 Nov 20;15:539

Kim JC, Chui L, Wang Y, et al. Expansion of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli by use of bovine antibiotic growth promoters. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Apr 6)

Kuehne A, Bouwknegt M, Havelaar A, et al. Estimating true incidence of O157 and non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli illness in Germany based on notification data of haemolytic uraemic syndrome. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Jul 29)

Lammers GAC, Jordan D, McConnel CS, et al. Daily shedding dynamics of E. coli O157 in an Australian grass-fed beef herd. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Jul 25)

Launders N, Byrne L, Jenkins C, et al. Disease severity of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157 and factors influencing the development of typical haemolytic uraemic syndrome: a retrospective cohort study, 2009-2012. BMJ Open 2016 (published online Jan 29)

Newitt S, MacGregor V, Robbins V, et al. Two linked enteroinvasive Escherichia coli outbreaks, Nottingham, UK, June 2014. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jun 9)

Peron E, Zaharia A, Zota LC, et al. Early findings in outbreak of haemolytic uraemic syndrome among young children caused by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, Romania, January to February 2016. Euro Surveill 2016 March 17;21(11):pii=30170

Rowell S, King C, Jenkins C, et al. An outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroup O157 linked to a lamb-feeding event. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Jun 14)

Shakerian A, Rahimi E, Emad P. Vegetables and restaurant salads as a reservoir for Shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli: distribution of virulence factors, O-serogroups, and antibiotic resistance properties. J Food Prot 2016 Jul;79(7):1154-60

Soysal N, Mariani-Kurkdijan P, Smail Y, et al. Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli hybrid pathotype O80:H2 as a new therapeutic challenge. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Aug 1)

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