Recent News

Apr 20, 2017
Salmonella culture in Petri dish

Salmonella, Campylobacter top foodborne culprits in 2016

New lab tests make it difficult to compare year-to-year FoodNet data, the CDC says.

Mar 20, 2017

News Scan for Mar 20, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Drug-resistant Salmonella outbreak
More chikungunya
TB/HIV in Europe
Stewardship in peds urgent care
New AMR diagnostic tool
Feb 22, 2017
Pigs at trough

EU nations report high drug resistance in humans, animals, food

Report finds extremely high multidrug resistance in a Salmonella strain that can sicken humans.

Feb 16, 2017

News Scan for Feb 16, 2017

H5N8 in Israel, Europe
Vaccine safety
Imported-food outbreaks
C diff cluster
Leptospirosis in NYC
Jan 12, 2017

News Scan for Jan 12, 2017

More H7N9 in China
Fractional polio vaccine
Hand washing at fairs
Dec 29, 2016

News Scan for Dec 29, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
H7N9 in China, Hong Kong
Salmonella Oslo outbreak
Antibiotic-free chicken
Cholera in Yemen
Dec 15, 2016

CDC: Resistant Salmonella causes 6,200 illnesses a year

If 1 in every 29 cases go undetected, that could put the annual rate as high as 180,000 cases.

Dec 14, 2016

News Scan for Dec 14, 2016

Zika in Miami, Texas
Fine for Salmonella in peanuts
Nov 28, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 28, 2016

Multidrug-resistant Salmonella outbreak
Resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Europe
Oct 12, 2016

News Scan for Oct 12, 2016

C diff in dogs
MERS risks
Migrant TB screening
4-strain Flublok OK'd
Salmonella in eggs

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Bae D, Kweon O, Khan AA. Isolation and characterization of antimicrobial-resistant nontyphoidal Salmonella enterica serovars from imported food products. J Food Prot 2016 Aug;79(8)1348-54

Basler C, Nguyen TA, Anderson TC, et al. Outbreaks of human Salmonella infections associated with live poultry, United States, 1990-2014. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Sep 14)

Bloomfield SJ, Benschop J, Biggs PJ, et al. Genomic analysis of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium DTR160 associated with a 14-year outbreak, New Zealand, 1998-2012. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 25)

Bosch S, Tauxe RV, Behravesh CB. Turtle-associated salmonellosis, United States, 2006-2014. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jun 14)

Bottichio L, Medus C, Sorenson A, et al. Outbreak of Salmonella Oslo infections linked to Persian cucumbers — United States, 2016. MMWR 2016 Dec 30;65(5051):1430-3

Foneneau L, Da Silva NJ, Fabre L, et al. Multinational outbreak of travel-related Salmonella Chester infections in Europe, summers 2014 and 2015. Euro Surveill 2017 Feb 16;22(7):pii=30463

Gambino-Shirley K, Stevenson L, Wargo K, et al. Four multistate outbreaks of human Salmonella infections linked to small turtle exposure — United States, 2015. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2016 Jul 1;65(25):655-6

Jiang X. Prevalence and characterization of Salmonella in animal meals collected from rendering operations. J Food Prot 2016 Jun;79(6):1026-31

Jones G, Pihier N, Vanbockstael C, et al. Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to the consumption of frozen beefburgers received from a food bank and originating from Poland: northern France, December 2014 to April 2015. Euro Surveill 2016 Oct 6;21(40):pii-30363

Kozyreva VK, Crandall J, Sabol A, et al. Laboratory investigation of Salmonella enterica serovar Poona outbreak in California: comparison of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) and whole genome sequencing (WGS) results. PLoS Curr 2016 (published online Nov 22)

Kuramoto-Crawford SJ, McGee S, Li K, et al. Investigation of Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak associated with truffle oil — District of Columbia, 2015. MMWR 2017 Mar 17;66(10):278-81

Luceron CO, Meixeira AP, Sanz IA, et al. An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium associated with playground sand in a preschool setting Madrid, Spain, September-October 2016. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2017 Mar 10;66(9):256-7

Mandilara G, Mellou K, Karadimas K, et al. An outbreak of a possibly new Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica serovar with the antigenic formula 11:Z41:E,N,Z15, Greece, March to May 2016: preliminary results. Euro Surveill 2016 Jun 23;21(25):pii=30265

Marks F, von Kalckreuth V, Aaby P, et al. Incidence of invasive salmonella disease in sub-Saharan Africa: a multicentre population-based surveillance study. Lancet Glob Health 2017 Mar;5(3):e310-23

Medalla F, Gu W, Mahon BE, 3t et al. Estimated incidence of antimicrobial drug-resistant nontyphoidal Salmonella infections, United States, 2004-2012. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Dec 14)

Mughini-Gras L, Heck M, van Pelt W. Increase in reptile-associated human salmonellosis and shift toward adulthood in the age groups at risk, the Netherlands, 1985 to 2014. Euro Surveill 2016 Aug 25;21(34):pii-30324

Osimani A, Aquilanti L, Clementi F. Salmonellosis associated with mass catering: a survey of European Union cases over a 15-year period. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Jul 18)

Ren X, Li M, Xu C, et al. Prevalence and molecular characterization of Salmonella enterica isolates throughout an integrated broiler supply chain in China. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Jul 22)

Young I, Wilhelm BJ, Cahill S, et al. A rapid systematic review and meta-analysis of the efficacy of slaughter and processing interventions to control nontyphoidal Salmonella in beef and pork. J Food Prot 2016 Dec;12:2196-2210

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