Recent News

Apr 30, 2020

News Scan for Apr 30, 2020

COVID-19 treatment guidance
Foodborne illness in the US
Malaria drugs in pregnant women
Dec 18, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 18, 2019

Resistant Campylobacter and puppies
CRE outbreak in Lithuania
Extra-intestinal E coli carriage
Oct 08, 2019

News Scan for Oct 08, 2019

New Ebola case
Eastern equine encephalitis vaccine
US foodborne illness snapshot
Infant vaccination coverage
Apr 26, 2019
microbiological testing

Annual snapshot of foodborne illnesses shows Cyclospora spike

One of the notable developments for 2018 was a spike in Cyclospora cases, likely the result of multiple factors, the CDC said.

Feb 22, 2019

News Scan for Feb 22, 2019

Salmonella in raw chicken
Polio in Pakistan, Afghanistan
Campylobacter in water supply
Zika monoclonal antibody trial
Avian flu in China, India
Jan 02, 2019

News Scan for Jan 02, 2019

Saudi MERS case
More acute flaccid myelitis
H9N2 infection in China
MRSA pneumonia screening
Gastroenteritis in elderly
Dec 13, 2018

News Scan for Dec 13, 2018

Measles clusters in NY, NJ
New Saudi MERS case
Foodborne disease in Europe
Dengue vaccine collaboration
Sep 20, 2018
Adorable puppies

CDC blames MDR Campylobacter outbreak on pet-store puppy exposure

The outbreak, which began in 2016, affected 118 people in 18 states.

Jul 11, 2018

News Scan for Jul 11, 2018

Zika respiratory nerve palsy in babies
GBS following Campylobacter infection
CWD adaptation to humans
Apr 17, 2018

Food Safety Scan for Apr 17, 2018

Food recall trends
Chlorine and foodborne bacteria

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Cody AJ, Maiden MCJ, Strachan NJC, et al. A systematic review of source attribution of human campylobacteriosis using multilocus sequence typing. Euro Surveill 2019 Oct 24;24(43):pii=1800696

Davys G, Marshall JC, Fayaz A, et al. Campylobacteriosis associated with the consumption of unpasteurized milk: findings from a sentinel surveillance site. Epidemiol Infect 2020 (published online Feb 4)

French NP, Zhang J, Carter GP, et al. Genomic analysis of fluoroquinolone- and tetracycline-resistant Campylobacter jejuni sequence type 6964 in humans and poultry, New Zealand, 2014-2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Nov 6)

Greninger AL, Addetia A, Starr K, et al. International spread of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter coli in men who have sex with men in Washington state and Quebec, 2015-2018. Clin Infect Dis 2019 (published online Oct 29)

Lopes BS, Strachan NJC, Ramjee M, et al. Nationwide stepwise emergence and evolution of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter jejuni sequence type 5136, United Kingdom. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online May 29)

Marotta F, Garofolo G, di Marcantonio L, et al. Antimicrobial resistance genotypes and phenotypes of Campylobacter jejuni isolated in Italy from humans, birds from wild and urban habitats, and poultry. PLOS One 2019 Oct 11;14(10):e0223804

Meistere I, Kibilds J, Eglite L, et al. Campylobacter species prevalence, characterization of antimicrobial resistance and analysis of whole-genome sequence of isolates from livestock and humans, Latvia, 2008 to 2016. Euro Surveill 2019 Aug 1;24(31):pii=1800357

Pires AFA, Patterson L, Kikielka EA, et al. Prevalence and risk factors associated with Campylobacter spp. and Salmonella enterica in livestock raised on diversified small-scale farms in California. Epidemiol Infect 2019 (published online Dec 12)

Vetchapitak T, Misawa N. Current status of Campylobacter food poisoning in Japan. Food Safety 2019 Sep 27;7(3):61-73

Walker LJ, Wallace RL, Smith JJ, et al. Prevalence of Campylobacter coli and Campylobacter jejuni in retail chicken, beef, lamb, and pork products in three Australian states. J Food Prot 2019 Dec;82(12):2126-34

Wensley A, Padfield S, Hughes GJ. An outbreak of campylobacteriosis at a hotel in England: the ongoing risk due to consumption of chicken liver dishes. Epidemiol Infect 2020 (published online Feb 19)

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