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Apr 09, 2014

News Scan for Apr 09, 2014

Four new MERS cases
Key smallpox issues
More chicken-linked salmonellosis
WHO hepatitis C guidance
Mar 31, 2014

News Scan for Mar 31, 2014

H5N1 returns to Laos
Cheese-linked Salmonella outbreak
HPV in new couples
Mar 26, 2014

News Scan for Mar 26, 2014

More Ebola deaths in Guinea
Details on MERS cases
H5N1 mutation in Cambodia
HPV and pregnancy
Salmonella data goldmine
Mar 18, 2014

News Scan for Mar 18, 2014

Campus meningitis link
TB decline in Europe
Poultry inspection
Polio in Cameroon
Pig coronavirus detection
Mar 12, 2014

News Scan for Mar 12, 2014

Drug-resistant Salmonella
Grant for translational research
Mar 04, 2014

Chicken Salmonella outbreak persists, sickens 51 more

Officials thought the outbreak was over, but recent cases bring the outbreak total to 481.

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
Feb 05, 2014

News Scan for Feb 05, 2014

Funds for bioterror drug
Salmonella policy for chicken
New porcine epidemic diarrhea virus
Feb 03, 2014

News Scan for Feb 03, 2014

Saudi MERS case
More Caribbean chikungunya
Cashew cheese outbreak over
Jan 17, 2014

Food Safety Scan for Jan 17, 2014

More Foster Farms Salmonella cases
Atypical BSE in German cow

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Barlow RS, DeBess EE, Winthrop KL, et al. Travel-associated antimicrobial drug-resistant nontyphoidal Salmonellae, 2004-2009. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Mar 18)

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. Multiple-serotype Salmonella outbreaks in two state prisons—Arkansas, August 2012. MMWR 2014 Feb 28;63(8):169-73

CDC. Multistate outbreak of human Salmonella infections linked to live poultry from a mail-order hatchery in Ohio — March-September 2013. MMWR 2014 Mar 14;63(10):222

CDC. Multistate outbreak of Salmonella Chester infections associated with frozen meals18 states, 2010. MMWR 2013 Dec 6;62(48):979-82

CDC. Notes from the field: Multistate outbreak of Salmonella Infantis, Newport, and Lille infections linked to live poultry from a single mail-order hatchery in Ohio--March-September, 2012. MMWR 2013 Mar 22;62(11):213

CDC. Notes from the field: occupationally acquired Salmonella I 4,12:i:1,2 infection in a phlebotomistMinnesota, January 2013. MMWR 2013 Jun 28;62(25):525

CDC. Salmonella enteritidis infections associated with foods purchased from mobile lunch trucks—Alberta, Canada, October 2010-February 2011. MMWR 2013 Jul 19;62(28):567-9

Cremon C, Stanghellini V, Pallotti F, et al. Salmonellosis gastroenteritis during childhood is a risk factor for irritable bowel syndrome in adulthood. Gastroenterol 2014 (published online Mar 20)

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

Gole VC, Chousalkar KK, Roberts JR, et al. Effect of egg washing and correlation between eggshell characteristics and egg penetration by various Salmonella Typhimurium strains. PLoS One Mar 12 2014;9(3):e90987

Jackson BR, Griffin PM, Cole D, et al. Outbreak-associated Salmonella enterica serotypes and food commodities, United States, 1998-2008. Emerg Infect Dis 2013 Aug;19(8):1239-44

Krueger AL, Greene SA, Barzilay EJ, et al. Clinical outcomes of nalidixic acid, ceftriaxone, and multidrug-resistant nontyphoidal Salmonella infections compared with pansusceptible infections in FoodNet sites, 2006-2008. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2014 (published online Mar 11)

Lathrop AA, Taylor T, Schnepf J. Survival of Salmonella during baking of peanut butter cookies. J Food Prot 2014 Apr 1;77(4):635-9

Leekitcharoenphon P, Nielsen EM, Kaas RS, et al. Evaluation of whole genome sequencing for outbreak detection of Salmonella enterica. PLoS One 2014 Feb 4;9(2):e87991

Middleton B, Savage R, Tighe MK, et al. Risk factors for sporadic domestically acquired Salmonella serovar Enteritidis infections: a case-control study in Ontario, Canada, 2011. Epidemiol Infect 2013 (published online Sep 13)

Miller BD, Rigdon CE, Robinson TJ, et al. Use of global trade item numbers in the investigation of a Salmonella Newport outbreak associated with blueberries in Minnesota, 2010. J Food Prot 2013 May;5:762-9

Pees M, Rabsch W, Plenz B, et al. Evidence for the transmission of salmonella from reptiles to children in Germany, July 2010 to October 2011. Euro Surveill 2013 Nov 14;18(46):pii=20634

Rickert R, Folster JP. Ciprofloxacin-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Kentucky sequence type 198. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis (published online Mar 31)

Varga C, Pearl DL, McEwen SA, et al. Incidence, distribution, seasonality, and demographic risk factors of Salmonella enteritidis human infections in Ontario, Canada, 2007-2009. BMC Infect Dis 2013 May 10;13:212

Zhang J, Jin H, Hu J, et al. Serovars and antimicrobial resistance of non-typhoidal Salmonella from human patients in Shanghai, China, 2006–2010. Epidemiol Infect 2013 (published online Jul 10)

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