Ninth 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.
Rapid outbreak assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to eggs - Third update
A multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis, delineated by whole genome sequencing (WGS), linked to eggs, has been ongoing in the EU/EEA for several years. From 1 February 2017 to 14 January 2020, 15 EU/EEA countries reported 656 confirmed cases and 202 probable cases.
Moving towards better global foodborne disease surveillance
Almost 1 in 10 people worldwide fall ill every year after eating contaminated food which commonly causes bacterial diarrhoea, resulting in 230 000 deaths each year.
Epidemiological investigation of a foodborne outbreak in Spain associated with U.S. West Coast genotypes of Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Martinez-Urtaza, J., Powell, A., Jansa, J., Rey, J.L.C., Montero, O.P., Campello, M.G., López, M.J.Z., Pousa, A., Valles, M.J.F., Trinanes, J., Hervio-Heath, D., Keay, W., Bayley, A., Hartnell, R., Baker-Austin, C.
Risk ranking of pathogens in ready-to-eat unprocessed foods of non-animal origin (FoNAO) in the EU: Initial evaluation using outbreak data (2007-2011)
Da Silva Felício, M.T., Hald, T., Liebana, E., Allende A., Hugas, M., Nguyen-The, C., Johannessen, G.S., Niskanen, T., Uyttendaele, M., McLauchlin, J.
Multistate foodborne hepatitis A outbreak among European tourists returning from Egypt-need for reinforced vaccination recommendations, November 2012 to April 2013
Sane, J., Macdonald, E., Vold, L., Gossner, C., Severi, E.
Three simultaneous, Food-borne, Multi-country outbreaks of hepatitis A virus infection reported in EPIS-FWD in 2013: What does it mean for the European Union?
Gossner, C.M., Severi, E.
Building a molecular Listeria monocytogenes database to centralize and share PFGE typing data from food, environmental and animal strains throughout Europe
Félix, B., Danan, C., Van Walle, I., Lailler, R., Texier, T., Lombard, B., Brisabois, A., Roussel, S.
Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis proficiency testing trials: Toward european harmonization of the typing of food and clinical strains of listeria monocytogenes
Félix, B., Niskanen, T., Vingadassalon,N., Dao, T.T. Asséré, A., Lombard, B., Brisabois, A., Roussel, S.