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Nov 19, 2015

News Scan for Nov 19, 2015

Salmonella outbreak grows
Malaria treatment comparison
Recurrent C diff infections
Childhood vaccine coverage
More dengue in Hawaii
Nov 03, 2015
Poultry packages

CDC: Multistate outbreaks show need for more food industry action

Multistate events are linked to 56% of outbreak deaths even though they make up just 3% of  outbreaks.

Oct 19, 2015

Food Outbreak Scan for Oct 19, 2015

Stuffed-chicken Salmonella
USDA food safety centers
Oct 15, 2015

News Scan for Oct 15, 2015

Countermeasures for emerging disease
More cuke Salmonella
H5 in Nigeria, Gaza
Invasive mosquitoes
Super-spreading events
Oct 12, 2015
Boy with turtle

Pet turtles implicated in multistate Salmonella outbreaks

The 2 outbreaks involve separate Salmonella strains; 15 people required hospitalization.

Oct 08, 2015

News Scan for Oct 08, 2015

Measles risk in kids
African Salmonella burden
Oct 07, 2015

News Scan for Oct 07, 2015

More cucumber salmonellosis
H3N2 and flu vaccines
Meningococcal group B
Sep 30, 2015

News Scan for Sep 30, 2015

More cucumber Salmonella
Details on recent MERS cases
H5N1 in Nigeria
RSV vaccine funds
Sep 22, 2015

News Scan for Sep 22, 2015

140 more cucumber Salmonella cases
Salmonella prison terms
Personal 'microbial cloud'
Sep 16, 2015

News Scan for Sep 16, 2015

Two new Saudi MERS cases
More cuke-linked Salmonella
Persistence of anthrax spores

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Angelo KM, Chu A, Anand M, et al. Outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to cucumbers — United States, 2014. MMWR 2015 Feb 20;64(6):144-7

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

Basler C, Forshey TM, Machesky K, et al. Multistate outbreak of human Salmonella infections linked to live poultry from a mail-order hatchery in Ohio — February-October 2014. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2015 Mar 13;64(9):258

Hoffman M, Luo Y, Monday SR, et al. Tracing origins of the Salmonella Bareilly strain causing a foodborne outbreak in the United States. J Infect Dis 2015 (published online May 20)

Inns T, Lane C, Peters T, et al. A multi-country Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 14b outbreak associated with eggs from a German producer: ‘near real-time’ application of whole genome sequencing and food chain investigations, United Kingdom, May to September 2014. Euro Surveill 2015 Apr 23;20(16):pii=21098

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

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

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

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

Maurer JJ, Martin G, Hernandez S, et al. Diversity and persistence of Salmonella enterica strains in rural landscapes in the southeastern United States. PLoS One 2015 Jul 1;10(7):e0128937

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

Pesola AK, Parn T, Huusko S, et al. Multinational outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infection during an international youth ice hockey competition in Riga, Latvia, preliminary report, March and April 2015. Euro Surveill 2015 May 21;20(20):pii=21133

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

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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