E coli

Recent News

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
Jan 07, 2014

News Scan for Jan 07, 2014

NDM-producing E coli outbreak
Meningitis vaccine IND
Drop in MRSA rates
Dec 19, 2013

Consumer Reports finds bacteria common on chicken breasts

Most US samples had bacterial contamination, and a good many had pathogenic varieties.

Dec 18, 2013

Study: Raw milk outbreaks only tip of iceberg

Non-outbreak raw-milk cases may outnumber outbreak cases 25 to 1—and knowing the farmer might not help.

Dec 12, 2013

Food Outbreak Scan for Dec 12, 2013

E coli salad outbreak over
Botulism in Texas
Dec 05, 2013

News Scan for Dec 05, 2013

Two Saudi MERS cases
Vaccinations for immunocompromised
E coli from raw ground beef
Polio cases up in Pakistan
Nov 11, 2013

Packaged salads suspected in multistate E coli outbreak

Federal and state health officials are investigating a three-state, 26-case E coli outbreak.

Sep 25, 2013

News Scan for Sep 25, 2013

More polio in Pakistan
Raw cheese E coli outbreak
UN malaria campaign
TB spread in households

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Benjamin L, Atwill ER, Jay-Russell M, et al. Occurrence of generic E. coli, E. coli O157 and Salmonella spp. in water and sediment from leafy green produce farms and streams on the central California coast. Int J Food Microbiol 2013 Jul 1;165(1):65-76

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)

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)

Fink RC, Popowski JM, Anderson JE, et al. Impact of management practices and distillers' grains feeding on the prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 in feedlot cattle in Minnesota. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2013 Jun 13;10(6):559-65

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

Gallagher L, Soyemi K, Conover C, et al. Outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a child care center in Cook County, Illinois, with prolonged shedding and household transmission. Am J Infect Control 2013 (published online Jul 19)

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)

Ge B, LaFon PC, Carter PJ, et al. Retrospective analysis of Salmonella, Campylobacter, Escherichia coli, and Enterococcus in animal feed ingredients. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2013 Jul 24;10(8):684-91

Grad YH, Godfrey P, Cerquiera GC, et al. Comparative genomics of recent Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O104:H4: short-term evolution of an emerging pathogen. mBio 2013 Jan 22;4(1):e00452-12 

Hu JK, Seo J, Choe YJ. Outbreak of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli O169 enteritis in schoolchildren associated with consumption of kimchi, Republic of Korea, 2012. Epidemiol Infect 2013 (published online Jun 26)

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)

Laidler MR, Tourdjman M, Buser GL, et al. Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with consumption of locally grown strawberries contaminated by deer. Clin Infect Dis 2013 (published online Jul 21)

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)

Taylor EV, Nguyen TA, Machesky KD, et al. Multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O145 infections associated with romaine lettuce consumption, 2010. J Food Prot 2013 Jun;76(6):928-1108

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