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15:20 EDT 24th July 2014 | BioPortfolio

Original Source: Cryptosporidiosis outbreak at a summer cAMP --- north Carolina, 2009.

In July 2009, local, regional, state, and federal public health officials investigated a cryptosporidiosis outbreak at a youth summer camp in North Carolina. The investigation identified 46 laboratory-confirmed and probable cryptosporidiosis cases at the camp. Analyses of data from a retrospective cohort study of staff members revealed that eating ham from a sandwich bar that included camp-grown raw produce and sharing a cabin with an ill person were significantly associated with illness. Cryptosporidium is...

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The 2014 Ohio Mumps Outbreak

As I write this post, a large outbreak of mumps is ongoing in Columbus, Ohio. The city, which on average sees a single case each year, has seen over 250 since February. To put things in further perspe...

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Polio outbreak response in the Middle East is continuing to urgently stop an outbreak affecting the region.

Deadly 2012 outbreak at "medical spa" linked to workers

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Outbreaks of group A Streptococcus infections at weight loss clinics in Maryland and Delaware in 2012 were probably caused by poor infection control practices on the part o...

Delaware company recalls 16 varieties of cheese after death from listeria

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Delaware company has recalled 16 varieties of cheese after some of the cheeses were linked to a death in California and illnesses in newborns. The Centers for D...

WHO convenes experts for operational response to 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa

The emergence of an Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa in 2014 has become a challenge to the 3 countries involved, as the Governments of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone work intensively with...

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A less-expensive oral cholera vaccine was effective when used in an outbreak in Guinea, supporting the addition of this vaccine to outbreak response. Medscape Medical News

Deadly 2012 Strep Outbreak at 'Medical Spa' Linked to Workers

Outbreaks of group A Streptococcus infections at weight loss clinics in Maryland and Delaware in 2012 were probably caused by poor infection control practices on the part of the staff, according to a...

1 dead, babies ill from listeria linked to cheese

One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that the death was in Calif...

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Phylogenetic Analysis of Guinea 2014 EBOV Ebolavirus Outbreak.

Members of the genus Ebolavirus have caused outbreaks of haemorrhagic fever in humans in Africa. The most recent outbreak in Guinea, which began in February of 2014, is still ongoing. Recently publish...

Whole genome analysis of Exserohilum rostratum from the outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections.

Exserohilum rostratum was the cause of most cases of fungal meningitis and other infections associated with the injection of contaminated methylprednisolone acetate produced by the New England Compoun...

Structuring our response to hospital outbreaks under conditions of uncertainty.

Sometimes decisions have to be made even when we do not have all of the information that we would like to have. It is not uncommon for infection control professionals to be faced with an outbreak of c...

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Locally manufactured sodium hypochlorite (chlorine) solution has been sold in Zimbabwe since 2010. During October 1, 2011-April 30, 2012, 4,181 suspected and 52 confirmed cases of typhoid fever were i...

Impact of infection preventionists on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid quality measures in Maryland nursing homes.

Health care-associated infections are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in US nursing homes (NHs). The objective of the research is to assess the impact of Maryland NH infection preventioni...

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