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Update!!! E. COLI EHEC - USA (12): O157, ROMAINE LETTUCE, INCREASING CASES, FATALITY

E. COLI EHEC - USA (12): O157, ROMAINE LETTUCE, INCREASING CASES, FATALITY

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Date: Wed 9 May 2018
Source: CDC, _E. coli_ Homepage, 2018 Outbreaks [edited] <https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/index.html>


Multistate outbreak of _E. coli_ O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce
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Case count update
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Since the last update on 2 May 2018, 28 more ill people were added to this outbreak.

As of 8 May 2018,...

Published 09-27-2017 in Focus on , last update 05-11-2018 More...

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First Scientific Symposium on "Health and climate changes"

 We would like to bring to your attention the

First Scientific Symposium on “Health and climate changes”
organized in Rome at the ISS on December 3-5, 2018.

The aim of the Symposium is to promote an intersectoral and multidisciplinary approach to estimate, and to prevent, climate change‐related events as well as to prepare the authorities to put in place measures to reduce adverse health effects.

You can find more information on the program at the following link: https://healthclimate2018.iss.it/

Published 07-10-2016 in Focus on , last update 04-24-2018 More...

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E. COLI EHEC - USA (05): O157, ROMAINE LETTUCE

E. COLI EHEC - USA (05): O157, ROMAINE LETTUCE

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A ProMED-mail post <http://www.promedmail.org> ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases <http://www.isid.org>

Date: Wed 18 Apr 2018
Source: CDC [edited] <https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/index.html>

Case Count Update: Since the last update on 13 Apr 2018, 18 more people were added to this outbreak.

As of 18 Apr 2018, 53 people infected with the outbreak strain of _E. coli_ O157:H7 have been reported from 16 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from 13 Mar 2018 to 6 Apr 2018. Ill people range in age from 10 to 85 years, with a median age of 34. 70 percent of ill people are female. 31...

Published 09-27-2017 in Focus on , last update 04-19-2018 More...

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Laboratory method for the identification of the STEC serogroups mainly associated with human infections by Real-Time PCR amplification of O-associated genes

This is to bring to your attention that a new laboratory method has been published

"Identification of the STEC serogroups mainly associated with human infections by Real-Time PCR amplification of O-associated genes (EU-RL VTEC_Method_11_Rev 0)"

and is now available online, together with all the other methods, in the Laboratory Methods section of the EURL-VTEC website.

Published 12-31-2017 in Focus on , last update 04-09-2018 More...

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VTEC 2018

 10th International Symposium VTEC 2018
www.vtec2018.org

May 6-9, 2018
Congress Centre - Florence, Italy


EARLY BIRD DEADLINE POSTPONED TO MARCH 5th!!!
Take advantage of the reduced rate and register before March 5th, 2018!
No further extensions will be considered!

REGISTER AT A REDUCED RATE UNTIL MARCH 5th, 2018! ...

Published 12-30-2017 in Focus on , last update 03-01-2018 More...

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