E coli

Recent News

Feb 01, 2016

Food Outbreak Scan for Feb 01, 2016

Chipotle E coli outbreaks over
Salmonella and nutritional powder
Jan 08, 2016
Young calf

New MCR-1 reports warn of untreatable infection threat

The new, worrisome MCR-1 resistance gene has been detected in 6 more nations.

Dec 21, 2015

News Scan for Dec 21, 2015

Two Chipotle E coli outbreaks
Ebola test, lessons learned
More avian flu in France
New chikungunya cases
Dec 14, 2015
Chicken inspection

USDA lists steps to improve poultry, ground beef safety

Guidance involves steps to curb Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry and better trace ground beef.

Dec 08, 2015

News Scan for Dec 08, 2015

H7N9 vaccine
Microcephaly in Brazil
HUS treatment
Korean respiratory outbreak
Health worker safety
Dec 04, 2015

News Scan for Dec 04, 2015

US tularemia cases
GBS and chikungunya
Resistance gene in Denmark
More Chipotle E coli
Saudi MERS details
Dec 03, 2015
Family food market

WHO says kids bear heavy foodborne illness burden

Regions vary by disease impact and type of threat, with Africa and Southeast Asia bearing large burdens.

Nov 30, 2015

News Scan for Nov 30, 2015

Saudi MERS case
Chikungunya complications
Celery E coli source
Cholera in Iraq and Tanzania
Nov 24, 2015

News Scan for Nov 24, 2015

Chicken salad E coli outbreak
Hawaii dengue outbreak
Postexposure BioThrax approved
Malaria gene replacement
Nov 20, 2015

News Scan for Nov 20, 2015

New superbug in China
Chipotle outbreak expands
ISIS chemical weapon threat
Meningitis C in Africa

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Brandal LT, Wester AL, Lange H, et al. Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections in Norway, 1992-2012: characterization of isolates and identification of risk factors for haemolytic uremic syndrome. BMC Infect Dis 2015 (online Aug 11)

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

Denis B, Lafaurie M, Donal JL, et al. Prevalence, risk factors and impact on clinical outcome of ESBL producing Escherichia coli bacteraemia: a 5 year study. Int J Infect Dis 2015 (published online Jul 16)

FDA. Evaluating the effectiveness of new animal drugs for the reduction of pathogenic Shiga toxin-producing E. coli in cattle. (Guidance for industry) Feb 23, 2015

Gurnee EA, Ndao IM, Johnson JR, et al. Gut colonization of healthy children and their mothers with pathogenic ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli. J Infect Dis 2015 (published online May 12)

Heiman KE, Mody RK, Johnson SD, et al. Escherichia coli O157 outbreaks in the United States, 2003-2012. Emerg Infect Dis 2015 (published online Jul 15)

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

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)

Saez-Lopez E, Guiral E, Fernandez-Orth D, et al. Vaginal versus obstetric infection Escherichia coli isolates among pregnant women: antimicrobial resistance and genetic virulence profile. PLoS One 2016 Jan 19;11(1):e0146531

Thaden JT, Fowler VG, Sexton DJ, et al. Increasing incidence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in community hospitals throughout the southeastern United States. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2015 (published online Oct 13)

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