Recent News

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
May 06, 2016

News Scan for May 06, 2016

Yellow fever in Africa
MCR-1 in UK livestock
May 02, 2016
Meat at market

FDA report finds resistant Salmonella down in meat

Antibiotic-resistant strains reach a low point since testing began, but the agency notes some worrisome findings.

Apr 22, 2016

News Scan for Apr 22, 2016

Pet-related MCR-1 spread
Salmonella outbreak over
US measles death
Plague in cats
Malaria and transfusions
Apr 14, 2016
bacteria culture

CDC: Testing changes may slow foodborne outbreak detection

To preserve cultures as a key disease detection tool, the CDC recommends that labs do them whenever the faster test suggests a bacterial infection.

Mar 31, 2016

Foodborne Disease Scan for Mar 31, 2016

Salmonella in lab worker
Listeria from packaged salad
Mar 24, 2016

News Scan for Mar 24, 2016

More nutrition powder Salmonella
Dengue burden in kids
H5N1 in Nigeria
HPV risk in mid-adult women

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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

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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