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
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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

Fakhouri F, Zuber J, Fremeaux-Bacchi V, et al. Haemolytic uraemic syndrome. Lancet 2017 (published online Feb 24)

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

Meinel C, Sparta G, Dahse HM, et al. Streptococcus pneumoniae from patients with hemolytic uremic syndrome binds human plasminogen via the surface protein PspC and uses plasmin to damage human endothelial cells.  J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 26)

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

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