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Jul 13, 2018

Food Safety Scan for Jul 13, 2018

More Honey Smacks Salmonella
Food safety funds for states
Jul 03, 2018

News Scan for Jul 03, 2018

More Rift Valley fever cases in Kenya
Texas probes 56 Cyclospora cases
FDA warns of lingering kratom health threats
Jun 21, 2018

News Scan for Jun 21, 2018

More suspected DRC Ebola
ACIP on flu, anthrax vaccines
US food outbreak review
Jun 19, 2018

News Scan for Jun 19, 2018

More Salmonella tied to precut melon
Cowpox case in UK
Jun 18, 2018

Food Outbreak Scan for Jun 18, 2018

Cyclopora outbreak expands
Salmonella in cereal
Jun 15, 2018
Honey Smacks cereal

Honey Smacks cereal suspected in 31-state Salmonella outbreak

The outbreak has sickened 73 people, hospitalizing at least 23, and led to a cereal recall.

Jun 14, 2018

News Scan for Jun 14, 2018

More suspected DRC Ebola
Salmonella egg outbreak
HPV vaccination messaging
Manure-related E coli illness
Jun 08, 2018

News Scan for Jun 08, 2018

Salmonella from backyard poultry
Melon-linked Salmonella
Polio in Pakistan
Nipah research priorities
Malaria treatment safety
Jun 04, 2018

News Scan for Jun 04, 2018

Salmonella and frozen breaded chicken
States' readiness funding
DTaP vaccine safety
Lyme rash in Canada
May 25, 2018

News Scan for May 25, 2018

Nipah virus in India
Salmonella and kratom
New US pediatric flu death
MCR-1, MCR-3 in Korea
Polio in Nigeria

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

2014 multi-country European outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 14b using recent epidemiological and molecular data. Euro Surveill 2017 Dec 14;22(50):pii=17-00196

Adebanjo T, Mosites E, Van Beneden CA, et al. Risk factors for group A Streptococcus colonization during an outbreak among people experiencing homelessness in Anchorage, Alaska, 2017. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 18)

Bottichio L, Webb LM, Leos G, et al. Salmonella Oranienburg infection linked to consumption of rattlesnake pills — Kansas and Texas, 2017. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2018 May 4;67(17):502-3

Brandwagt D, van den Wijngaard C, Tulen AD, et al. Outbreak of Salmonella Bovismorbificans associated with the consumption of uncooked ham products, the Netherlands, 2016 to 2017. Euro Surveill 2018 Jan 4;23(1):pii=17-00335

Croxen MA, Macdonald KA, Walker M, et al. Multi-provincial salmonellosis outbreak related to newly hatched chicks and poults: a genomics perspective. PLoS Curr 2017 Aug 9

De Cesare A, Domenech E, Comin D, et al. Impact of cooking procedures and storage practices at home on consumer exposure to Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella due to the consumption of pork meat. Risk Anal 2017 (published online Aug 28)

Dekker D, Krumkamp R, Eibach D, et al. Characterization of Salmonella enterica from invasive bloodstream infections and water sources in rural Ghana. BMC Infect Dis 2018 Jan 19;18:47

Eikmeier D, Medus C, Smith K. Incubation period for outbreak-associated, non-typhoidal salmonellosis cases, Minnesota, 2000-2015. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Feb 7)

Gambino-Shirley KJ, Tesfai A, Schwensohn CA, et al. Multistate outbreak of Salmonella Virchow infections linked to a powdered meal replacement product — United States, 2015-2016. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Mar 7)

Gendrin C, Vornhagen J, Armistead B, et al. A non-hemolytic Group B streptococcus strain exhibits hypervirulence. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Dec 13)

Gymoese P, Sorensen G, Litrup E, et al. Investigation of outbreaks of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium and its monophasic variants using whole-genome sequencing, Denmark. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 25)

Hassan R, Tecle S, Adcock B, et al. Multistate outbreak of Salmonella

Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+) and Salmonella Weltevreden infections linked to imported frozen raw tuna: USA, March-July 2015. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Jun 8)

Hutchinson JA, Wheeler C, Mohle-Boetani JC. Outbreak epidemiologically linked with a composite product of beef, mechanically separated chicken and textured vegetable protein contaminated with multiple serotypes of Salmonella enterica including multidrug-resistant Infantis, California 2016. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Jan 8)

Jeon HJ, Pak GD, Im J, et al. What is the best immunization strategy for protecting African children against invasive Salmonella disease? Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 9)

Jourdan-da Silva N, Fabre L, Robinson E, et al. Ongoing nationwide outbreak of Salmonella Agona associated with internationally distributed infant milk products, France, December 2017. Euro Surveill 2018 Jan 11;23(2):pii=17-00852

Krishnasamy V, Stevenson L, Koski L, et al. Investigation of an outbreak of Salmonella paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate + (Java) associated with ball python exposure — United States, 2017. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2018 May 19;67(19):562-3

Lawson B, Franklinos LHV, Fernandez JRR, et al. Salmonella enteritidis ST183: emerging and endemic biotypes affecting western European hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) and people in Great Britain. Sci Rep 2018 (pubished online Feb 5)

Mair-Jenkins J, Borges-Stewart R, Harbour C, et al. Investigation using whole genome sequencing of a prolonged restaurant outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium linked to the building drainage system, England, February 2015 to March 2016. Euro Surveill 2017 Dec 7;22(49):pii=17-00037

Marshall KEH, Tewell M, Tecle S, et al. Protracted outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to ground beef: possible role of dairy cows — 21 states, 2016-2017. MMWR 2018 Apr 20;67(15):443-6

Mba-Jonas A, Culpepper W, Hill T, et al. A multistate outbreak of human Salmonella Agona infections associated with consumption of fresh, whole papayas imported from Mexico — United States, 2011. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 19)

Minami K, Terakawa R, Sato M, et al. A colonization outbreak of penicillin-susceptible mecA-positive Staphylococcus aureus in a neonatal ward of children's hospital. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018 (published online Jan 15)

Mueller-Doblies D, Speed KCR, Kidd S, et al. Salmonella typhimurium in livestock in Great Britain — trends observed over a 32-year period. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Feb 8)

Muvhali M, Smith AM, Rakgantso AM, et al. Investigation of Salmonella Enteritidis outbreaks in South Africa using multi-locus variable-number tandem-repeats analysis, 2013-2015. BMC Infect Dis 2017 Oct 2;17:661

Powell MR, Crim SM, Hoekstra RM, et al. Temporal patterns in principal Salmonella serotypes in the USA; 1996-2014. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Feb 13)

Ramachandran G, Panda A, Higginson EE, et al. Virulence of invasive Salmonella Typhimurium ST313 in animal models of infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Aug 4;11(8):e0005697

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