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19:29 EDT 18th April 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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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...

Salmonella newport

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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Polio outbreak in the Middle East - update

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

UPDATE 2-California asks to use non-approved meningitis vaccine for college outbreak

(Updates with details on the outbreak and the state's request)

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...

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...

4 Health Care Workers among 66 Dead in Ebola Outbreak

(ABC News) – Four health care workers are among the 66 people who have died in the West African Ebola outbreak, according to the World Health Organization. The ongoing outbreak has sickened 103...

Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 121

The World Health Organization says an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has been linked to the deaths of more than 120 people.

Meningitis Death Tied to Princeton Outbreak Strain

A Philadelphia college student died of the same type of meningitis that caused an outbreak at Princeton University in New Jersey, suggesting the strain might stilRead more

Meningitis death tied to last year's NJ outbreak

Federal health officials say a Philadelphia college student died of the same type of meningitis that caused an outbreak last year at Princeton University in New Jersey.

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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...

Sequence Changes Associated with Respiratory Transmission of H7N1 Influenza Virus in Mammals.

In this issue of the Journal of Virology, we publish a paper by Troy C. Sutton and colleagues from the University of Maryland, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Istituto Zoopro...

Outbreak of scrub typhus in North India: a re-emerging epidemic.

Scrub typhus is re-emerging in India. We describe an outbreak of 45 cases from our tertiary care center in north India. This outbreak included city dwellers who had no history of travel to hilly areas...

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