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IASR Vol. 40,
No.5 (No. 471) May 2019

  topicEnterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) infection, as of March 2019, Japan

  • Food poisoning and infection cases attributed to the same subtype of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) O157:H7 isolates, reported from Saitama, Tokyo, Ibaraki, and Fukushima Prefectures, May-June 2018
  • Early detection and regulatory actions against EHEC O157 food poisoning cases by the effective utilization of MLVA in Yokohama City, 2018
  • An outbreak of EHEC O157 involving high frequency of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) cases in Niigata Prefecture, August September 2018
  • A multi-prefectural outbreak of EHEC O121 associated with hamburger chain restaurants, August 2018
  • An outbreak of EHEC O121 infection in a welfare facility in Oita Prefecture, September 2018
  • MLVA analysis of EHEC isolated in Japan, 2018
  • HUS among EHEC infection cases in Japan, 2018
  • Strategies to improve investigation of multi-prefectural outbreaks due to food poisoning and infection cases of EHEC
  • Efforts toward hygiene and sanitation management of vegetables conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
  • Interim report on the detection of baloxavir-resistant influenza virus in 2018/19 season
  • Outbreak of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) infection cases at a small- and medium-scale hospital in southern Osaka Prefecture
  • Enteroviruses detected through the environmental poliovirus surveillance program (National Epidemiological Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases) in FY 2017
  • A food-borne disease outbreak caused by Sapovirus at a junior high school with cooking facilities in Shimane Prefecture, 2018
  • Cluster of Salmonella enterica serovar Oranienburg bacteremia mainly in Kagoshima City, July-September 2018
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