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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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Maryland, the US state on the mid-Atlantic coast, is hub of biotechnology institutions and companies. In 2005/2006 is was the 2nd best area globally for initiatives aimed at drawing and retaining bi...

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Salmonella in humans Salmonella bacteria cause food poisioning, typhoid fever and paratyphoid fever. More than 2500 different strains of salmonella have been identified.  Anyone can get salmo...

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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...

WHO chief says Ebola outbreak is out of control, potentially catastrophic

GENEVA (Reuters) - West Africa's Ebola outbreak is out of control but it can be stopped, World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan said on Friday. "This outbreak is moving faster...

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...

Ebola Outbreak: CDC on Highest Alert

The CDC's emergency operations center is watching the outbreak around the clock. ABC News | More ABC News VideosRead more about Ebola Outbreak: CDC on Highest AlertComments

Mutant poliovirus caused Republic of Congo outbreak in 2010

(Medical Xpress)—In 2010, a polio outbreak in the Republic of Congo (ROC) resulted in 445 confirmed cases, of which 47% were fatal. Originally, researchers thought low levels of immunization were re...

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 ...

Measles outbreak in Ohio appears to be over

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A massive measles outbreak in Ohio that was behind the largest outbreak of the disease in the United States in two decades appears to be coming to...

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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...

Household Water Treatment Uptake during a Public Health Response to a Large Typhoid Fever Outbreak in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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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