E coli

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Jul 22, 2014

News Scan for Jul 22, 2014

Trader Joe's E coli outbreak recap
Polio cases in Somalia
Jun 30, 2014

News Scan for Jun 30, 2014

MERS case-control study
Sprout-linked E coli
Declining cholera in Haiti
Jun 13, 2014

Food Outbreak Scan for Jun 13, 2014

Salmonella and bearded dragons
Alert over chia powder products
E coli clover sproutbreak
May 22, 2014

Food Outbreak Scan for May 22, 2014

Sprout-linked E coli outbreak
Ground beef E coli recall
Outbreak data via online reviews
May 20, 2014

News Scan for May 20, 2014

'Feeder' rodent Salmonella outbreak
Vaccinations and spying
A Minnesota ban on triclosan
Bacteria in airplane cabins
H7N9 in China
May 19, 2014

E coli cases in 4 states prompt ground beef recall

Reports of 11 E coli cases in 4 states have prompted a recall of 1.8 million pounds of ground beef.

May 13, 2014

News Scan for May 13, 2014

Ohio, US measles cases
H5N1 serology results
Hazards of raw milk
Apr 14, 2014

News Scan for Apr 14, 2014

E coli levels in US
MERS virus in camels
Hepatitis A outbreak in Europe
Apr 02, 2014

News Scan for Apr 02, 2014

New H7N9 cases
E coli O157 prevalence
Funds for tropical diseases
Vector-borne diseases
Feb 19, 2014

News Scan for Feb 19, 2014

H5N1 case in Cambodia
Vaccinating without a cold chain
Zoonotic, foodborne agents in Europe
More polio funding

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

CDC. Notes from the field: Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak associated with seasonal consumption on raw ground beefWisconsin, December 2012-January 2013. MMWR Dec 6;62(48):987

CDC. Outbreak of Escherichia coli O104:H4 infections associated with sprout consumption—Europe and North America, May-July 2011. MMWR 2013 Dec 20;62(50):1029-31

Chattaway MA, Harris R, Jenkins C, et al. Investigating the link between the presence of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli and infectious intestinal disease in the United Kingdom, 1993 to 1996 and 2008 to 2009. Euro Surveill 2013 Sep 12;18(37):pii=20582

Colpan A, Johnston B, Porter S, et al. Escherichia coli sequence type 131 (ST131) as an emergent multidrug-resistant pathogen among U.S. veterans. Clin Infect Dis 2013 (published online Aug 6)

Dallman TJ, Chattaway MA, Cowley LA, et al. An investigation of the diversity of strains of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli isolated from cases associated with a large multi-pathogen foodborne outbreak in the UK. PLoS One 2014 May 20;9(5):e98103

Escher M, Scavia G, Morabito S, et al. A severe foodborne outbreak of diarrhoea linked to a canteen in Italy caused by enteroinvasive Escherichia coli, an uncommon agent. Epidemiol Infect 2014 (published online Feb 13)

Frank C, Milde-Busch A, Werber D. Results of surveillance for infections with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) of serotype O104:H4 after the large outbreak in Germany, July to December 2011. Euro Surveill 2014 Apr 10;19(14):pii=20760

Gautam R, Kulow M, Park D, e al. Transmission of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in cattle is influenced by the level of environmental contamination. Epidemiol Infect 2014 (published online Apr 14)

Jandhyala DM, Vanguri V, Boll EJ, et al. Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O104:H4: an emerging pathogen with enhance virulence. Infect Dis Clin North Am 2013 (published online Jul 26)

Keithlin J, Sergeant J, Thomas MK, et al. Chronic sequelae of E. coli O157: systematic review and meta-analysis of the proportion of E. coli O157 cases that develop chronic sequelae. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2013 (published online Nov 27)

Miszczycha SD, Thevenot J, Denis S, et al. Survival of Escherichia coli O26:H11 exceeds that of Escherichia coli O157:H7 as assessed by simulated human digestion of contaminated raw milk cheeses. Int J Food Microbiol 2013 (published online Dec 4) 

Preubel K, Hohle M, Stark K, et al. Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 is more likely to lead to hospitalization and death than non-O157 serogroups—except O104. PLoS One 2013 (published online Nov 14)

Robbins A, Anand M, Nicholas DC, et al. Ground beef recall associated with non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, United States. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2013 (published online Dec 3)

Sodha SV, Heiman K, Gould LH, et al. National patterns of Escherichia coli O157 infections, USA, 1996-2011. Epidemiol Infect 2014 (published online Apr 14)

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