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Mar 31, 2017

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Antibiotic tax credit
Zika vaccine trial advances
FDA shutters nut butter maker
Mar 30, 2017

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Brazil microcephaly patterns
MERS in African camels
More E coli cases
Dengue vaccine trial
HPV vaccine in pregnancy
Somalia cholera outbreak
Mar 29, 2017

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MERS case
Brazil yellow fever vaccination
Avian flu outbreaks
Flu vaccine uptake
Hepatitis elimination
E coli in flour
Mar 21, 2017

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More nut butter E coli cases
Zika in Florida
Global flu declines
Drug resistance in eye samples
Mar 16, 2017

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Animal antibiotic use
E Coli in Oregon, Canada
Zika CNS birth defects
H5N8 in Europe
Cholera vaccine drive
Mar 09, 2017

News Scan for Mar 09, 2017

MERS prevalence
Zika in African primates
E coli in soy nut butter
Plague vaccine
Faces of antibiotic resistance
Mar 08, 2017

News Scan for Mar 08, 2017

Nut butter E coli cases rise
Northern Hemisphere flu slowing
Mar 03, 2017

News Scan for Mar 03, 2017

Zika cases, birth defects
H7N9 spike
Nut butter E coli outbreak
Yellow fever ebbing
Mar 02, 2017

News Scan for Mar 02, 2017

Birth defects and Zika
MERS case in teen
More H5N8 avian flu
MRSA, VRE in infants
Multistate E coli outbreak
Feb 24, 2017
Sick girl in hospital

Multidrug-resistant infections rising in US kids

Over the 8-year study period MDR bacterial infections increased sevenfold.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Abdissa R, Haile W, Fite AT, et al. Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in beef cattle at slaughter and beef carcasses at retail shops in Ethiopia. BMC Infect Dis 2017 Apr 17;17:277

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

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

Gieraltowski L, Schwensohn C, Meyer S, et al. Multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections linked to dough mix — United States, 2016. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2017 Jan 27;66(3):88-9

 Honish L, Punja N, Nunn S, et al. Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with contaminated pork products — Alberta, Canada, July-October 2014. MMWR 2017 Jan 6;65(52):1477-81

Huttner A, Hatz C, van den Dobbelsteen G, et al. Safety, immunogenicity, and preliminary clinical efficacy of a vaccine against extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli in women with a history of recurrent urinary tract infection: a randomised, single-blind, placebo-controlled phase 1b trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 (published online Feb 23)

Kanankege KST, Anklam KS, Fick CM, et al. Evaluating the efficacy of beef slaughter line interventions by quantifying the six major non-O157 Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli serogroups using real-time multiplex PCR. Food Microbiol 2016 (published online Dec 2)

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)

Laughlin M, Gambino-Shirley K, Gacek P, et al. Outbreak of Escherichia coli O157 infections associated with goat dairy farm visits — Connecticut, 2016. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2016 Dec 30;65(5051):1453-4

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

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)

Severi E, Vial F, Peron E, et al. Community-wide outbreaks of haemolytic uraemic syndrome associated with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O26 in Italy and Romania: a new challenge for the European Union. (Letter) Euro Surveill 2016 Dec 8;21(49):pii=30420

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

Zaheer R, Dugat-Bony E, Holman D, et al. Changes in bacterial community composition of Escherichia coli O157:H7 super-shedder cattle occur in the lower intestine. PLoS One 2017 Jan 31;12(1):e0170050

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