E coli

Recent News

Feb 22, 2017
Pigs at trough

EU nations report high drug resistance in humans, animals, food

Report finds extremely high multidrug resistance in a Salmonella strain that can sicken humans.

Feb 22, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 22, 2017

MDR Enterobacteriaceae in children
MCR-1 in Chinese pets
MDR-TB testing, treatment
Feb 15, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 15, 2017

ASP recommendations
MCR-1 in chicken meat
Feb 10, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 10, 2017

From tolerance to resistance
CPE in France
Stewardship in pediatric EDs
Feb 01, 2017
Capsules and pills

Report: Antibiotic resistance rising in Europe

The authors call findings in gram-negative bacteria "especially worrying."

Jan 26, 2017

News Scan for Jan 26, 2017

More H7N9 in China
H9N2 in baby
Texas Zika case
Saudi MERS case
E coli in pizza dough
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

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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

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