Topics in Clinical Biosecurity: Foodborne Disease
Listed below are all CBN articles on foodborne disease published since 2010
- 08/09/2013. Cyclosporiasis Outbreak Spotlights Risk of Uncommon Pathogen: An outbreak of 400+ cases of Cyclospora infection has thrust a relatively rare protozoan pathogen into the headlines and is reinforcing the need for clinicians to be aware of the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of infection for this pathogen.
- 04/27/2012. Sapovirus: An Important Cause of Gastroenteritis Outbreaks: An underappreciated but important cause of norovirus-negative gastroenteritis outbreaks may be sapovirus. A recent paper in Emerging Infectious Diseases offers evidence of this with results of a study of outbreaks in Oregon and Minnesota over 7 years.
- 06/06/2011. E. coli Infection and Hemolytic-uremic Syndrome: On May 27, 2011, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that Germany was investigating an unusually large outbreak of hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS). The causative agent is an uncommon and especially virulent strain of the bacterium E. coli.