E coli

Recent News

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
Nov 13, 2015

Food Outbreak Scan for Nov 13, 2015

More Chipotle E coli cases
Finalized FSMA rules
Nov 10, 2015
E coli bacteria

As Chipotle plans to reopen, E coli source still a puzzle

Oregon reported 1 new case, bringing the two-state outbreak total so far to 42.

Nov 06, 2015

News Scan for Nov 06, 2015

E coli outbreak update
Parental vaccination attitudes
Polio vaccination barriers in Pakistan
Nov 04, 2015

News Scan for Nov 04, 2015

New chikungunya illnesses
More Chipotle E coli cases
Drug-resistant gonorrhea
CDC polio travel alerts
Nov 03, 2015
Poultry packages

CDC: Multistate outbreaks show need for more food industry action

Multistate events are linked to 56% of outbreak deaths even though they make up just 3% of  outbreaks.

Nov 02, 2015

News Scan for Nov 02, 2015

New Saudi MERS case
Chipotle E coli outbreak
Cholera in Iraq
Oct 16, 2015

News Scan for Oct 16, 2015

Fourth wave of H7N9
Olympics waterborne disease risk
Oct 14, 2015

News Scan for Oct 14, 2015

Stockpiled avian flu vaccine
More H5N6 in Vietnam
Increase in drug-resistant E coli

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Berry ED, Wells JE, Bono JL, et al. Effect of proximity to a cattle feedlot on Escherichia coli O157:H7 contamination of leafy greens and evaluation of the potential for airborne transmission. Appl Environ Microbiol 2014 (published online Dec 1)

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

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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