E coli

Recent News

Nov 23, 2016

News Scan for Nov 23, 2016

Resistant E coli in UK chicken
Predatory bacteria
Low-path H7 infection potential
Nov 18, 2016
Acinetobacter

Detection of multidrug-resistant pathogens up in Europe

Klebsiella pneumoniae, E coli, and Acinetobacter all show increasing signs of resistance.

Nov 11, 2016

ASP News Scan for Nov 11, 2016

Resistance gene frequency
Plasmid-mediated resistance
New CABP antibiotic
ASP impact on C diff rates
Drug-resistant malaria
Nov 04, 2016

ASP News Scan for Nov 04, 2016

Antibiotics in waste water
MDR-TB in West Africa
Antibiotics and sepsis
Pediatric fluoroquinolone guidelines
Antiseptic-linked colistin resistance
Nursing home ASP guide
ASPs in small community hospitals
ID consults
Oct 31, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Oct 31, 2016

Nursing home ASP guide
ASPs in small community hospitals
ID consults
Oct 21, 2016

ASP News Scan for Oct 21, 2016

Antibiotic de-escalation
XDR-TB in Romania
Pediatric C diff
Improper STI treatment
ASPs in rehab facilities
HHS awards $16 million to improve antibiotic use
Resistant Staph and hog farms
MRSA acquisition in contacts
ESBL-E in travelers
Oct 19, 2016

News Scan for Oct 19, 2016

E coli in beef
Avian flu outbreaks
Cholera funding
Healthcare-related infections
5-strain kids' vaccine
Sep 29, 2016

News Scan for Sep 29, 2016

Flour E coli outbreak over
Saudi MERS case
Rift Valley fever in Niger
Novel H1N1 in China
Sep 26, 2016

News Scan for Sep 26, 2016

Waning pertussis vaccine effect
'Handshake' drug stewardship
Chikungunya spike
E coli in beef
Yellow fever in Congo
Two-dose flu vaccination
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.

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 Prot 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

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)

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)

Lupolova N, Dallman TJ, Matthews L, et al. Support vector machine applied to predict the zoonotic potential of E. coli O157 cattle isolates. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2016 Oct 4;113(40):11312-7

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)

Overdevest I, Haverkate M, Veenemans J, et al. Prolonged colonisation with Escherichia coli O25:ST131 versus other extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing E. coli in a long-term care facility with high endemic level of rectal colonisation, the Netherlands, 2013 to 2014. Euro Surveill 2016 Oct 20;42(20):pii=30376

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

Sharapov UM, Wendel AM, Davis JP, et al. Multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with consumption of fresh spinach: United States, 2006. J Food Prot 2016 Dec;12:2024-30

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)

Tahden M, Manitz J, Baumgardt K, et al. Epidemiological and ecological characterization of the EHEC O104:H4 outbreak in Hamburg, Germany, 2011. PLoS One 2016 Oct 10;11(10):e0164508

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