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Officials are tracking a 17-case E coli outbreak tied to salads and an 11-case Salmonella outbreak linked to beef.
One of the notable developments for 2018 was a spike in Cyclospora cases, likely the result of multiple factors, the CDC said.
The first outbreak-related death occurred in California, and cases have now reached 121.
Illnesses from Salmonella Javiana, Thompson, and Infantis have risen about 50% in 10 years.
Litter (bird feces) used as fertilizer may play a key role.
Report finds extremely high multidrug resistance in a Salmonella strain that can sicken humans.
Rates of multidrug resistance in Salmonella seroptype I 4,,12:i:- have tripled.
To preserve cultures as a key disease detection tool, the CDC recommends that labs do them whenever the faster test suggests a bacterial infection.
Guidance involves steps to curb Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry and better trace ground beef.
Regions vary by disease impact and type of threat, with Africa and Southeast Asia bearing large burdens.
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