Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS)

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Feb 26, 2016

News Scan for Feb 26, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
Local dengue in Uruguay
MCR-1 in Tunisia
Antibiotics, HUS, and E coli
Polio in Laos
Dec 08, 2015

News Scan for Dec 08, 2015

H7N9 vaccine
Microcephaly in Brazil
HUS treatment
Korean respiratory outbreak
Health worker safety
Jul 15, 2015

Food Outbreak Scan for Jul 15, 2015

Salmonella from raw fish
A decade of E coli O157 data
Mar 29, 2013

E coli outbreak linked to frozen snacks sickens 24 in 15 states

(CIDRAP News) – Federal and state health officials are investigating a multistate Escherichia coli O121 outbreak that has so far sickened 24 people in 15 states and sparked a recall of a New York company's frozen chicken quesadillas and other snacks.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

de Andrade LGM, Contti MM, Nga HW, et al. Long-term outcomes of the atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome after kidney transplantation with eculizumab as first choice. PLoS One 2017 Nov 14;12(11):e0188155

De Rauw K, Buyl R, Jacquinet S, et al. Risk determinants for the development of typical haemolytic uremic syndrome in Belgium and proposition of a new virulence typing algorithm for Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Sep 5)

Kallianpur AR, Bradford Y, Mody RK, et al. Genetic susceptibility to hemolytic–uremic syndrome after Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infection: a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) FoodNet study. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Dec 6)

Tarr GAM, Shringi S, Oltean HN, et al. Importance of case age in the purported association between phylogenetics and hemolytic uremic syndrome in Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Jun 19)

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