Recent News

Jul 22, 2016

News Scan for Jul 22, 2016

Yellow fever decline in Angola
New Saudi MERS case
Salmonella-related meat recall
Jul 21, 2016

Foodborne Disease Scan for Jul 21, 2016

Pig roast Salmonella cluster
Hawaii hepatitis outbreak grows
E coli in UK
Jul 19, 2016

News Scan for Jul 19, 2016

287 new Salmonella cases
More chikungunya infections
Jun 16, 2016

Food Outbreak Scan for Jun 16, 2016

Foodborne illness patterns
Salmonella in turtles
Jun 10, 2016
Peanut butter on toast

FDA drags its feet on food recalls, HHS audit says

At times consumers were at risk "for several weeks after FDA was aware of a potentially hazardous food," the report says.

Jun 03, 2016

Poultry-linked Salmonella sickens 324 in 35 states

Of the sick people, 27% are children 5 years old or younger, and 66 peoople have been hospitalized.

May 23, 2016

News Scan for May 23, 2016

Avian flu cases
Pistachio Salmonella outbreak
Flu antigenic mutations
May 18, 2016

News Scan for May 18, 2016

Ebola recurrence
Turtles and Salmonella
CDC disease tool upgrade
May 17, 2016

News Scan for May 17, 2016

MERS details
H7N9 cases in China
Yellow fever emergency panel
Salmonella tied to greens
Global meningitis seasonality
May 13, 2016

News Scan for May 13, 2016

Sprout outbreak winds down
H7N9 severity shifts

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Basler C, Bottichio L, Higa J, et al. Multistate outbreak of human Salmonella Poona infections associated with pet turtle exposure United States, 2014. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2015 Jul 31;64(29):804

Bosch S, Tauxe RV, Behravesh CB. Turtle-associated salmonellosis, United States, 2006-2014. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jun 14)

Cito F, Baldinelli F, Calistri P, et al. Outbreak of unusual Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium monophasic variant 1, 4 [5], 12:i:-, Italy, June 2013 to September 2014. Euro Surveill 2016 Apr 14;21(15):pii30194

Cuervo MP, Lucia LM, Castillo A. Efficacy of traditional almond decontamination treatments and electron beam irradiation against heat-resistant Salmonella strains. J Food Prot 2016 Mar 3;79(3):369-75

Gambino-Shirley K, Stevenson L, Wargo K, et al. Four multistate outbreaks of human Salmonella infections linked to small turtle exposure — United States, 2015. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2016 Jul 1;65(25):655-6

Hayden HS, Matamouros S, Hager KR, et al. Genomic analysis of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium characterizes strain diversity for recent U.S. Salmonellosis cases and identified mutations linked to loss of fitness under nitrosative and oxidative stress. mBio 2016 Mar 8;7(2):e00154-16

Huang X, Huang Q, Dun Z, et al. Nontyphoidal Salmonella infection, Guangdong Province, China, 2012. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Feb 25)

Iwu CJ, Iweriebor BC, Obi LC, et al. Multidrug-resistant Salmonella isolates from swine in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. J Food Prot 2016 Jul;79(7):1234-9

Jernberg C, Hjertquvist M, Sundborger C, et al. Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 13A infection in Sweden linked to imported dried-vegetable spice mixes, December 2014 to July 2015. Euro Surveill 2015 Jul 30;20(30):pii=21194

Jiang X. Prevalence and characterization of Salmonella in animal meals collected from rendering operations. J Food Prot 2016 Jun;79(6):1026-31

Kalonji LM, Post A, Phoba MF, et al. Invasive Salmonella infections at multiple surveillance sites in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2011-2014. Clin Infect Dis 2015 Nov 1;61(suppl 4):S346-53

Kawakami VM, Bottichio L, Angelo K, et al. Outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella infections linked to pork — Washington, 2015. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2016 Apr 15;65(14):379-81

Kwambana-Adams B, Darboe S, Nabwera H, et al. Salmonella infections in The Gambia, 2005-2015. Clin Infect Dis 2015 Nov 1;61(suppl 4):S354-62

Liakopoulos A, Geurts Y, Dierikx CM, et al. Extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg strains, the Netherlands. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online May 26)

Mandilara G, Mellou K, Karadimas K, et al. An outbreak of a possibly new Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica serovar with the antigenic formula 11:Z41:E,N,Z15, Greece, March to May 2016: preliminary results. Euro Surveill 2016 Jun 23;21(25):pii=30265

Mandomando I, Bassat Q, Sigauque B, et al. Invasive Salmonella infections among children from rural Mozambique, 2001-2014. Clin Infect Dis 2015 Nov 1;61(suppl 4):S339-45

Marzel A, Desai PT, Goren A, et al. Persistent infections by non-typhoidal Salmonella in humans: epidemiology and genetics. Clin Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jan 5)

Obaro SK, Hassan-Hanga F, Olateju EK, et al. Salmonella bacteremia among children in central and northwest Nigeria, 2008-2015. Clin Infect Dis 2015 Nov 1;61(suppl 4):S325-31

Osimani A, Aquilanti L, Clementi F. Salmonellosis associated with mass catering: a survey of European Union cases over a 15-year period. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Jul 18)

Ren X, Li M, Xu C, et al. Prevalence and molecular characterization of Salmonella enterica isolates throughout an integrated broiler supply chain in China. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Jul 22)

Varga C, Pearl DL, McEwen SA, et al. Spatial-temporal epidemiology of human Salmonella Enteritidis infections with major phage types (PTs 1, 4, 5b, 8, 13, and 13a) in Ontario, Canada, 2008-2009. BMC Public Health 2015 (published online Dec 17)

Verani JR, Toroitich S, Auko J, et al. Burden of invasive nontyphoidal Salmonella disease in a rural and urban site in Kenya, 2009-2014. Clin Infect Dis 2015 Nov 1;61(suppl 4):S302-9

Walters MS, Simmons L, Anderson TC, et al. Outbreaks of salmonellosis from small turtles. Pediatrics 2015 (published online Dec 24)

Williams S, Markey P, Harlock M, et al. Individual and household-level risk factors for sporadic salmonellosis in children. J Infect 2015 (published online Sep 25)

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