Eleventh external quality assessment scheme for Salmonella typing
This report presents the results of the 11th round of the external quality assessment (EQA-11) scheme for typing of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica organised for the national public health national reference laboratories (NPHRLs) in ECDC’s Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses network (FWD-Net) managed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The EQA-11 scheme was arranged by the Section for Foodborne Infections at the Statens Serum Institut (SSI) in Denmark.
Rapid Outbreak Assessment: Multi-country outbreak of multiple Salmonella enterica serotypes linked to imported sesame based products
Since January 2019, 121 cases of Salmonella enterica infections with six different serotypes linked to sesame-based products have been reported in five EU/EEA countries.
Salmonellosis outbreak linked to imported sesame-based products
Five European countries have reported salmonellosis infections linked to the consumption of sesame-based products, such as tahini and halva, imported from Syria.
Rapid Outbreak Assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup ST22, presumed to be linked to imported melons
Between 15 March and 6 July 2021, 348 confirmed S. Braenderup sequence type 22 (ST22) cases were reported in 12 European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries and the United Kingdom (UK).
Tenth external quality assessment scheme for Salmonella typing
ECDC is supporting a large number of targeted External Quality Assessment (EQA) schemes with voluntary participation by reference or primary laboratories, which are active members of EU surveillance networks.
Communicable disease threats report, 16-22 May 2021, week 20
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 16-22 May 2021 and includes updates on COVID-19, influenza, measles, Salmonella Braenderup, Ebola virus disease and cholera.
Fourth external quality assessment on antimicrobial susceptibility testing and detection of ESBL‐, acquired AmpC-, and carbapenemase‐production of Salmonella, 2018
This report presents the results of the fourth round of the EQA on AST for national public health laboratories on Salmonella (hereafter Salmonella EQA4-AST) within the Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network (FWD-Net).
Resistance levels still high in bacteria causing foodborne infections
A sizeable proportion of Salmonella and Campylobacter bacteria is still resistant to antibiotics commonly used in humans and animals, as in previous years, says a report released today by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
The European Union Summary Report on Antimicrobial Resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2018/2019
In 2018–2019, data on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria, submitted by 28 EU Member States (MSs), were jointly analysed by the EFSA and the ECDC.
Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis sequence type (ST)11 infections linked to poultry products in the EU/EEA and the United Kingdom
Between May 2018 and December 2020, 193 human cases of Salmonella Enteritidis sequence type (ST)11 were reported in Denmark (2), Finland (4), France (33), Germany (6), Ireland (12), the Netherlands (3), Poland (5), Sweden (6), and the United Kingdom (UK) (122). One in five cases was hospitalised. One death was reported. Fifty percent of the cases were children ≤ 18 years. The most recent case was reported by the UK in December 2020.