E coli

Recent News

May 22, 2020

News Scan for May 22, 2020

C diff in COVID-19 patients
Pharmacist review for Staph bacteremia
Romaine E coli and cattle proximity
Polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan
Apr 23, 2020

News Scan for Apr 23, 2020

E coli sproutbreak probe ends
Ebola case connections
Concern over immunizations
WHO malaria warning
Combo treatment for anthrax
Mar 20, 2020

News Scan for Mar 20, 2020

Uptick in US visits for flulike illness
E coli sproutbreak
Ebola in DRC
3 Saudi MERS cases
Polio in 5 countries
Feb 27, 2020

News Scan for Feb 27, 2020

MERS case in Saudi Arabia
E coli sproutbreak
Ebola vaccine for US health workers
Flu vaccine for kids with asthma
Feb 26, 2020

News Scan for Feb 26, 2020

Flu vaccine protection in elderly
FDA warns Jimmy John's about outbreaks
Feb 20, 2020

News Scan for Feb 20, 2020

Antibiotic resistance in UK chicken meat
Contact isolation in European hospitals
Fast detection of carbapenem resistance
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Jan 16, 2020

News Scan for Jan 16, 2020

Another Saudi MERS case
Tests negative in Kentucky probe
New flu vaccine candidate for seniors
E coli in salad mix
Avian flu outbreaks
Jan 15, 2020

News Scan for Jan 15, 2020

E coli lettuce probe over
Americans' mistrust of vaccines
Infectious disease probe in Kentucky
Flu in kids with asthma
Dec 20, 2019

News Scan for Dec 20, 2019

More romaine E coli
Polio in 6 countries
MERS vaccine trial
Dec 18, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 18, 2019

Resistant Campylobacter and puppies
CRE outbreak in Lithuania
Extra-intestinal E coli carriage

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Adegoke AA, Madu CE, Aiyegoro OA, et al. Antibiogram and beta-lactamase genes among cefotaxime resistant E. coli from wastewater treatment plant. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2020 Mar 12;9:46

Arimizu Y, Kirino Y, Sato MP, et al. Large-scale genome analysis of bovine commensal Escherichia coli reveals that bovine-adapted E. coli lineages are serving as evolutionary sources of the emergence of human intestinal pathogenic strains. Genome Res 2019 (published online Aug 22)

Baba H, Kanamori H, Kudo H, et al. Genomic analysis of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli from patients and asymptomatic food handlers in Japan. PLOS One 2019 Nov 19;14(11):e0225340

Bagamian KH, IV Anderson JD, Muhib F, et al. Heterogeneity in enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli and shigella infections in children under 5 years of age from 11 African countries: a subnational approach quantifying risk, mortality, morbidity, and stunting. Lancet Glob Health 2019 (published online Nov 13)

Barilli E, Vismarra A, Frascolla V, et al. Escherichia coli strains isolated from retail meat products: evaluation of biofilm formation ability, antibiotic resistance, and phylogenetic group analysis. J Food Prot 2020 Feb;83(2):233-40


Bonten M, Johnson JR, van den Bigglaar AH, et al. Epidemiology of Escherichia coli bacteremia: a systematic literature review. Clin Infect Dis 2020 (published online May 14)

Brown TR, Edrington TS, Genovese KJ, et al. Evaluation of the efficacy of the three direct fed microbial cocktails to reduce fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in naturally colonized cattle and fecal shedding and peripheral lymph node carriage of Salmonella in experimentally infected cattle. J Food Prot 2020 Jan;83(1):28-36

Byrne L, Kaindama L, Bentley M, et al. Investigation into a national outbreak of STEC O157:H7 associated with frozen beef burgers, UK, 2017. Epidemiol Infect 2020 (published online Jul 16)

Cui ZH, Ni WN, Tang T, et al. Rapid detection of plasmid-mediated high-level tigecycline resistance in Escherichia coli and Acinetobacter spp. J Antimicrob Chemother 2020 (published online Feb 24)

Currie A, Honish L, Cutler J, et al. Outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections linked to mechanically tenderized beef and the largest beef recall in Canada, 2012. J Food Prot 2019 Sep;82(9):1532-8

De Carbalho MP, Fernandes MR, Sellera F, et al. International clones of extended‐spectrum‐beta‐lactamase (CTX‐M)‐producing Escherichia coli in peri‐urban wild animals, Brazil. Transbound Emerg Dis 2020 (published online Apr 2)

De Lastours V, Laouenan C, Royer G, et al. Mortality in Escherichia coli bloodstream infections: antibiotic resistance still does not make it. J Antimicrob Chemother 2020 (published online May 17)

FDA. Factors potentially contributing to the contamination of romaine lettuce implicated in the three outbreaks of E. coli O157:H7 during the fall of 2019. Washington, DC: FDA, 2020 May 21

Fibke CD, Croxen MA, Geum HM, et al. Genomic epidemiology of major extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli lineages causing urinary tract infections in young women across Canada. Open Forum Infect Dis 2019 (published online Oct 9)

Hall BC, Alexander JS, Anderson SS, et al. Limited impact of selective susceptibility reporting of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella isolates from concurrent blood and urine cultures. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2020 (published online Jul 14)

Hassan R, Seelman S, Peralta V, et al. A multistate outbreak of E coli O157:H7 infections linked to soy nut butter. Pediatrics 2019 (published online Sep 13)

Johnston BD, Thuras P, Porter SB, et al. Activity of imipenem/relebactam against carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli isolates from the United States in relation to clonal background, resistance genes, co-resistance, and region. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2020 (published online Mar 9)

Jung Y, Porto-Fett ACS, Shoyer BA, et al. Survey of intact and nonintact raw pork collected at retail stores in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States for the seven regulated serogroups of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli. J Food Prot 2019 Nov;82(11):1844-50

Khairy RM, Mohamed ES, Ghany HMA, et al. Phylogenic classification and virulence genes profiles of uropathogenic E.coli and diarrhegenic E. coli strains isolated from community acquired infections. PLOS One 2019 Sep 12;14(9):e0222441

Kintz E, Byrne L, Jenkins C, et al. Outbreaks of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli linked to sprouted seeds, salad, and leafy greens: a systematic review. J Food Prot 2019 Nov;82(11):1950-8

Kizilates F, Yakupogullari Y, Berk H, et al. Risk factors for fecal carriage of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing and carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae strains among patients at hospital admission. Am J Infect Control 2020 (published online Aug 4)

Lagerqvist N, Lof E, Enkirch T, et al. Outbreak of gastroenteritis highlighting the diagnostic and epidemiological challenges of enteroinvasive Escherichia coli, County of Halland, Sweden, November 2017. Euro Surveill 2020 Mar;25(9)

Monteiro T, Wysocka M, Tellez E, et al. A 5-year retrospective study shows increasing rates of antimicrobial drug resistance in Cape Verde for both Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli. J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2020 (published online Apr 27)

Noftall K, Taylor M, Hoang L, et al. Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in British Columbia, 2011-2017: analysis to inform exclusion guidelines. Can Commun Dis Rep 2019 Sep 5;45(9):238-43

Nycz BT, Pretty K, Gomez-Trujillo A, et al. Description of enteropathic Escherichia coli species in pediatric patients at a quaternary children's hospital. J Pediatr Infect Dis Soc 2019 (published online Dec 5)

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