Recent News

Apr 05, 2022

News Scan for Apr 05, 2022

Cost of inappropriate antibiotic use
More US avian flu detections
Deadly Listeria salad outbreak
Qatari MERS case
Feb 02, 2022

News Scan for Feb 02, 2022

Pharmacist-led antibiotic stewardship
Source of Dole salad Listeria outbreak
Avian flu in Virginia waterfowl
Dec 27, 2021

News Scan for Dec 27, 2021

COVID-19 and poor pregnancy outcomes
Two Listeria outbreaks
Vaccine-derived polio in Africa
Jul 16, 2021

News Scan for Jul 16, 2021

Complications during COVID hospitalization
Texas monkeypox case
MDRO reduction in nursing homes
Salad Salmonella outbreak
Polio in 3 countries
Jul 06, 2021

News Scan for Jul 06, 2021

Listeria and chicken
H5N8 avian flu in Vietnam
May 17, 2021

News Scan for May 17, 2021

Queso fresco Listeria probe ends
Possible onion Salmonella source
Mar 02, 2021

News Scan for Mar 02, 2021

Death in Listeria outbreak
More DRC Ebola cases
Feb 25, 2021

News Scan for Feb 25, 2021

COVID-19 in dental hygienists
COVID spread in Air Force trainees
Listeria outbreak tied to cheese
More Ebola in Guinea, DRC
H5N8 avian flu in poultry
Feb 15, 2021

News Scan for Feb 15, 2021

Trial for resistant-TB drug
Listeria cheese outbreak
Hemolytic uremic syndrome in children
Nov 13, 2020

News Scan for Nov 13, 2020

Pharmacist-led stewardship
COVID-19 and antibiotic use
Polio in 3 countries
More H5N8 avian flu in poultry
US food outbreaks

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Beach C. FDA reports new Listeria outbreak, begins inspections and testing in another. Food Safety News 2022 (published online Apr 14)

Magdovitz Bf, Gummalla S, Garren D, et al. Prevalence of Listeria species and Listeria monocytogenes on raw produce arriving at frozen food manufacturing facilities. J Food Prot 2021;84(11):1898-903

McLauchlin J, Aird H, Amar C, et al. Listeriosis associated with pre-prepared sandwich consumption in hospital in England, 2017. Epidemiol Infect 2021 (published online Sep 30)

McLauchlin J, Amar CFL, Grant KA, et al. Neonatal cross-infection due to Listeria monocytogenes. Epidemiol Infect 2022 (published online Mar 18)

Orsi RH, Jagadeesan B, Baert L, et al. Identification of closely related Listeria monocytogenes isolates with no apparent evidence for a common source or location: a retrospective whole genome sequencing analysis. J Food Prot 2021 Jul;84(7)

Pomeroy M, Conrad A, Pettengill JB, et al. Evaluation of avocados as a possible source of Listeria monocytogenes infections, United States, 2016 to 2019. J Food Prot 2021 Jul;84(7):1122-6

Sarr M, Alou MT, Delerce J, et al. A Listeria monocytogenes clone in human breast milk associated with severe acute malnutrition in West Africa: a multicentric case-controlled study. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2021 (published online Jun 29)

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