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Eurosurveillance, Volume 16, Issue 43, 27 October 2011
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. 2011;16(43):pii=20001. Available online: http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=20001

Healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance

Publication of MRSA bacteraemia and Clostridium difficile infection data from the independent healthcare sector
Health Protection Report; 5(40)
7 October 2011, United Kingdom
http://www.hpa.org.uk/hpr/archives/2011/hpr4011.pdf

Occurrence of Clostridium difficile in two regions of Lower Saxony
Epidemiologisches Bulletin 40/2011
10 October 2011, Germany
http://www.rki.de/cln_226/nn_2030884/DE/Content/Infekt/EpidBull/Archiv/2011/40__11,templateId=raw,property=publicationFile.pdf/40_11.pdf

The occurrence of multi-resistant bacteria in Libyan patients treated in EU countries
Epidemiologisches Bulletin 41/2011
17 October 2011, Germany
http://www.rki.de/cln_226/nn_2030884/DE/Content/Infekt/EpidBull/Archiv/2011/41__11,templateId=raw,property=publicationFile.pdf/41_11.pdf

Surveillance of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Netherlands in 2010
Infectieziekten Bulletin 22(8), 2011
October 2011, the Netherlands
http://www.rivm.nl/Bibliotheek/Algemeen_Actueel/Uitgaven/Infectieziekten_Bulletin/Jaargang_22/Oktober_2011

Spread of a multi-resistant veterinary MRSA strain in a nursing home in the Achterhoek
Infectieziekten Bulletin 22(8), 2011
October 2011, the Netherlands
http://www.rivm.nl/Bibliotheek/Algemeen_Actueel/Uitgaven/Infectieziekten_Bulletin/Jaargang_22/Oktober_2011

Food- and waterborne diseases

UK E. coli O157 cases associated with soil on vegetables
HPS Weekly Report 2011;45(40)
5 October 2011, Scotland
http://www.documents.hps.scot.nhs.uk/ewr/pdf2011/1140.pdf

Several infected following spread of Shigella sonnei in pre-schools
Nyhetsbrev 2011;1(4)
6 October  2011, Sweden
http://www.smittskyddsinstitutet.se/nyhetsarkiv/2011/flera-smittade-efter-spridning-av-shigella-sonnei-pa-forskolor-/

Investigation into an increase in Salmonella Typhimurium DT 193 infections in England and Wales
Health Protection Report; 5(40)
7 October 2011, United Kingdom
http://www.hpa.org.uk/hpr/archives/2011/hpr4011.pdf

Shigellosis outbreak in Tromsø
Nytt om smittevern
11 October 2011, Norway
http://www.fhi.no/eway/default.aspx?pid=233&trg=MainLeft_5588&MainArea_5661=5588:0:15,5207:1:0:0:::0:0&MainLeft_5588=5544:92213::1:5569:5:::0:0

Update on E. coli O104 outbreaks
HPS Weekly Report 2011;45(42)
29 October 2011, Scotland
http://www.documents.hps.scot.nhs.uk/ewr/pdf2011/1142.pdf

Sexually transmitted diseases

Weak decline in number of Chlamydia cases during first half of 2011
Nyhetsbrev 2011;1(1)
15 September  2011, Sweden
http://www.smittskyddsinstitutet.se/nyhetsarkiv/2011/en-svag-minskning-av-antalet-klamydiafall-forsta-halvaret-2011/

Outbreak of UK-acquired Shigella flexneri in men who have sex with men
Health Protection Report; 5(40)
7 October 2011, United Kingdom
http://www.hpa.org.uk/hpr/archives/2011/hpr4011.pdf

Diagnosis of hepatitis C virus in Scotland: data to June 2011
HPS Weekly Report 2011;45(42)
29 October 2011, Scotland
http://www.documents.hps.scot.nhs.uk/ewr/pdf2011/1142.pdf

Zoonoses and vector-borne diseases

First confirmed domestic case of Cryptosporidium meleagridis
EPI-aktuellt 2011;10(36)
8 September  2011, Sweden
http://www.smittskyddsinstitutet.se/publikationer/smis-nyhetsbrev/epi-aktuellt/epi-aktuellt-2011/epi-aktuellt-vol-10-nr-36-8-september-2011/

Respiratory diseases

Human cases of swine influenza virus infection (A(H1N1))
Epidemiologisches Bulletin 39/2011
4 October 2011, Germany
http://www.rki.de/cln_226/nn_2030884/DE/Content/Infekt/EpidBull/Archiv/2011/39__11,templateId=raw,property=publicationFile.pdf/39_11.pdf

Legionnaires’ disease cluster associated with Corfu
Health Protection Report; 5(40)
7 October 2011, United Kingdom
http://www.hpa.org.uk/hpr/archives/2011/hpr4011.pdf

Increased prevalence of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections
Nytt om smittevern
25 October 2011, Norway
http://www.fhi.no/eway/default.aspx?pid=233&trg=MainLeft_5588&MainArea_5661=5588:0:15,5207:1:0:0:::0:0&MainLeft_5588=5544:92213::1:5569:5:::0:0

Vaccine-preventable diseases

Measles risk in young people in Scotland
HPS Weekly Report 2011;45(41)
12 October 2011, Scotland
http://www.documents.hps.scot.nhs.uk/ewr/pdf2011/1141.pdf

Other

Seventh annual review of infections among UK blood/tissue donors and transfusion recipients
Health Protection Report; 5(40)
7 October 2011, United Kingdom
http://www.hpa.org.uk/hpr/archives/2011/hpr4011.pdf

Travel-associated infectious diseases in 2010
Epidemiologisches Bulletin 41/2011
17 October 2011, Germany
http://www.rki.de/cln_226/nn_2030884/DE/Content/Infekt/EpidBull/Archiv/2011/41__11,templateId=raw,property=publicationFile.pdf/41_11.pdf

Update on diagnosis, treatment and management of Group B streptococcal infections in neonates
Notiziario dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità 2011;24(9)
September, Italy
http://www.iss.it/binary/publ/cont/ONLINE09.11.pdf



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