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Eurosurveillance, Volume 15, Issue 8, 25 February 2010
Miscellaneous
In the national epidemiological bulletins – a selection from current issues

Citation style for this article: In the national epidemiological bulletins – a selection from current issues. Euro Surveill. 2010;15(8):pii=19495. Available online: http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=19495
Date of submission: 25 February 2010

Healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance

Voluntary surveillance of Clostridium difficile in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, 2009
Health Protection Report 2010;4(7)
19 February 2010, United Kingdom
http://www.hpa.org.uk/hpr/infections/bacteraemia.htm#cdi09

Food- and water-borne diseases

Vero cytotoxin-producing E. coli O157 outbreak at a west London school
Health Protection Report 2010;4(5)
12 February 2010, United Kingdom
http://www.hpa.org.uk/hpr/archives/2010/news0610.htm#vtec 

Listeria in cheese from Styria, Austria
Bundesministerium für Gesundheit Familie und Jugend
24 February 2010, Austria
http://www.bmgfj.gv.at/cms/site/news_detail.html?channel=CH0525&doc=CMS1266329529771

Intensive surveillance of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Nederlands, 2008
Infectieziekten Bulletin RIVM 2010;21
Nummer 1 February 2010, The Netherlands
http://www.rivm.nl/cib/binaries/stec_2101_tcm92-66050.pdf

Listeria found in cured salmon (gravlax)
EPI-aktuellt 2010;9(5)
4 February 2010, Sweden
http://www.smittskyddsinstitutet.se/publikationer/smis-nyhetsbrev/epi-aktuellt/epi-aktuellt-2010/epi-aktuellt-vol-9-nr-5-4-februari-2009-/

Respiratory diseases 

More older people availing of seasonal influenza vaccine
Epi-Insight 2010;11(2)
February 2010, Ireland
http://ndsc.newsweaver.ie/epiinsight/16g2ibcbebl1trn9tg2qo4
 
Continued increase of reported tuberculosis cases
EPI-aktuellt 2010;9(6)
11 February 2010, Sweden
http://www.smittskyddsinstitutet.se/publikationer/smis-nyhetsbrev/epi-aktuellt/epi-aktuellt-2010/epi-aktuellt-vol-9-nr-6-11-februari-2010-/#p16708

Vaccine-preventable diseases

Rabies 2009; Animal rabies
EPI-NYT 5, 2010
3 February 2010, Denmark
http://www.ssi.dk/graphics/dk/nyheder/epinyt/2010/PDF/epinyt-5-2010.pdf

HPV-vaccination, attendance
EPI-NYT 6, 2010
10 February 2010, Denmark
http://www.ssi.dk/graphics/dk/nyheder/epinyt/2010/PDF/epinyt_06_2010.pdf

Others

Anthrax alert for heroin users in London
Health Protection Report 2010;4(5)
5 February 2010, United Kingdom
http://www.hpa.org.uk/hpr/archives/2010/news0510.htm#nthrx

Anthrax identified in heroin users in Scotland
Epi-Insight 2010;11(2)
February 2010, Ireland
http://ndsc.newsweaver.ie/epiinsight/16g2ibcbebl1trn9tg2qo4

Advice to pregnant women during lambing season
eWeekly Report 2010; 44(07)
17 February, Scotland
http://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/Search/default.aspx?search=lambing

One new case, one further death in ongoing Anthrax outbreak
eWeekly Report 2010; 44(08)
24 February, Scotland
http://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/Search/default.aspx?search=anthrax



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