E coli

Recent News

Sep 18, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 18, 2017

Resistant E coli clone in kids
New pneumonia antibiotic
UK strep guidelines
Sep 01, 2017
Chicken barn

Study finds high levels of multidrug-resistant bacteria on Indian poultry farms

Litter (bird feces) used as fertilizer may play a key role.

Aug 22, 2017

News Scan for Aug 22, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Candida auris uptick
Tainted sprouts
Jul 21, 2017
Brown chicken

High levels of resistant E coli found in Indian poultry

Researchers say the findings could have serious health implications.

Jul 12, 2017

News Scan for Jul 12, 2017

Antimicrobial resistance tracking in low-resource settings
Ebola and health workers
Safe water and sanitation assessment
H5N1 in Vietnam
Jul 11, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 11, 2017

Candida auris in Canada
MCR-1 in Vietnamese hospital
Jun 30, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 30, 2017

Students' antibiotic knowledge
MCR-1 in Portugal
Jun 21, 2017

Researchers explore drug pairings to fight resistant bacteria

A new rapid screening method streamlines the process of identifying "synergistic" drug combinations.

Jun 14, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 14, 2017

Drug resistance in GI illness
MDR in neonatal sepsis
May 24, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 24, 2017

MCR-1 in Australia
Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections

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

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)

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

McFarland N, Bundle N, Jenkins C, et al. Recurrent seasonal outbreak of an emerging serotype of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC O55:H7 STX2A) in the south west of England, July 2014 to September 2015. Euro Surveill 2017 Sep 7;22(36):pii=30610

Morton V, Cheng JM, Sharma D, et al. An outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O121 infections associated with flour — Canada, 2016-2017. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2017 Jul 6;66(26):705-6

Mukherjee S, Mosci RE, Anderson CM, et al. Antimicrobial drug-resistant Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections, Michigan, USA. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jul 28)

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

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

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

Tada T, Nhung PH, Shimada K, et al. Emergence of colistin-resistant Escherichia coli clinical isolates harboring mcr-1 in Vietnam. Int J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jul 10)

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

Vasant BR, Stafford RJ, Jennison AV, et al. Mild illness during outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 infections associated with agricultural show, Australia. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 25)

Vygen-Bonnet S, Rosner B, Wilking H, et al. Ongoing haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) outbreak caused by sorbitol-fermenting (SF) Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157, Germany, December 2016 to 2017. Euro Surveill 2017 May 25;22(21):pii=30541

Walker R, Dull P. Combination vaccine strategies to prevent enteric infections. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jul 10)

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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