Epidemiological update: Botulism in Germany, 8 May 2017
On 20 December 2016, ECDC and EFSA published a joint rapid outbreak assessment describing a cluster of six laboratory-confirmed German and Spanish cases of foodborne botulism caused by botulinum neurotoxin type E which occurred during November and December 2016. All of the six patients had consumed dried and salted roach, a fresh and brackish water fish (Rutilus rutilus).
Kinetics of serum antibodies in response to infection with Yersinia enterocolitica
This paper describes a longitudinal study of the serum antibody response to infection with Y. enterocolitica, to provide essential information on the kinetics of serum antibodies. These allow the use of cross-sectional serum antibody measurements as biomarkers, to estimate seroconversion rates (or seroincidences).
Zoonoses in Europe: Distribution and trends - the EFSA - ECDC Community Summary Report 2008
Lahuerta, A., Helwigh, B., Makela, P.
Human-Dromedary Camel Interactions and the Risk of Acquiring Zoonotic Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection
Gossner, C., Danielson, N., Gervelmeyer, A., Berthe, F., Faye, B., Kaasik Aaslav, K., Adlhoch, C., Zeller, H., Penttinen, P., Coulombier, D.
Multinational outbreak of travel-related Salmonella Chester infections in Europe, summers 2014 and 2015
Fonteneau, L., Da Silva, N.J., Fabre, L., Ashton, P., Torpdahl, M., Müller, L., Bouchrif, B., El Boulani, A., Valkanou, E., Mattheus, W., Friesema, I., Herrera Leon, S., Varela Martínez, C., Mossong, J., Severi, E., Grant, K., Weill, F., Gossner, C.M., Bertrand, S., Dallman, T., Le Hello, S.
An outbreak of listeriosis linked to turkey meat products in the Czech Republic, 2012–2016
Gelbíčová, T., Zobaníková, M., Tomáštíková, Z., Van Walle, I., Ruppitsch, W., Karpíšková, R.