Publications

A selection of publications about and by PulseNet participants. This page is organised under the subheadings Pulsenet Methodology, Pulsenet International, PulseNet Africa, PulseNet Asia Pacific, PulseNet Canada, PulseNet Europe, PulseNet Latin America, PulseNet Middle East, PulseNet USA.

PulseNet Methodology

Eija Hyytia-Trees, Patricia Lafon, Paul Vauterin, Efrain M. Ribot. (external link)
Multilaboratory Validation Study of Standardized Multiple-Locus Variable-Number Tandem Repeat Analysis Protocol for Shiga Toxin–Producing Escherichia coli O157: A Novel Approach to Normalize Fragment Size Data Between Capillary Electrophoresis Platforms.
Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. February 2010, 7(2): 129-136.

Parsons MB, Cooper KL, Kubota KA, Puhr N, Simington S, Calimlim PS, Schoonmaker-Bopp D, Bopp C, Swaminathan B, Gerner-Smidt P, Ribot EM. (external link)
PulseNet USA standardized pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocol for subtyping of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2007 Fall;4(3):285-92.

Hyytiä-Trees E, Smole SC, Fields PA, Swaminathan B, Ribot EM. (external link)
Second generation subtyping: a proposed PulseNet protocol for multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 (STEC O157).
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):118-31.

Ribot EM, Fair MA, Gautom R, Cameron DN, Hunter SB, Swaminathan B, Barrett TJ. (external link)
Standardization of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocols for the subtyping of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella, and Shigella for PulseNet.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):59-67.

Cooper KL, Luey CK, Bird M, Terajima J, Nair GB, Kam KM, Arakawa E, Safa A, Cheung DT, Law CP, Watanabe H, Kubota K, Swaminathan B, Ribot EM. (external link)
Development and validation of a PulseNet standardized pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocol for subtyping of Vibrio cholerae.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):51-8.

Barrett TJ, Gerner-Smidt P, Swaminathan B. (external link)
Interpretation of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns in foodborne disease investigations and surveillance.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):20-31.

Hunter SB, Vauterin P, Lambert-Fair MA, Van Duyne MS, Kubota K, Graves L, Wrigley D, Barrett T, Ribot E. (external link)
Establishment of a universal size standard strain for use with the PulseNet standardized pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocols: converting the national databases to the new size standard.
J Clin Microbiol. 2005 Mar;43(3):1045-50.

Ribot EM, Fitzgerald C, Kubota K, Swaminathan B, Barrett TJ. (external link)
Rapid pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocol for subtyping of Campylobacter jejuni.
J Clin Microbiol. 2001 May;39(5):1889-94.

Graves LM, Swaminathan B. (external link)
PulseNet standardized protocol for subtyping Listeriamonocytogenes by macrorestriction and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.
Int J Food Microbiol. 2001 Apr 11;65(1-2):55-62.

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PulseNet International

Swaminathan B, Gerner-Smidt P, Ng LK, Lukinmaa S, Kam KM, Rolando S, Gutiérrez EP, Binsztein N. (external link)
Building PulseNet International: an interconnected system of laboratory networks to facilitate timely public health recognition and response to foodborne disease outbreaks and emerging foodborne diseases.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):36-50.

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PulseNet Africa

Smith AM, Njanpop-Lafourcade B-M, Mengel MA, Gessner BD, Sauvageot D, Bidjada B, Miwanda BN, Saliou DM, N’douba AK (external link) , Langa JP, Ismail H, Tau N, Sooka A, Keddy KH. 2015. Comparative characterization of Vibrio cholerae O1 from five sub-Saharan African countries using various phenotypic and genotypic techniques. PLOS ONE 10:e0142989.

Smith AM, Tau N, Sooka A, Keddy KH, GERMS-SA Surveillance Network (external link) . 2015. Microbiological characterization of Salmonella enterica serotype Paratyphi, South Africa, 2003-2014. Journal of Medical Microbiology 64:1450-1453.

Smith AM, Ismail H, Henton MM, Keddy KH, GERMS-SA Surveillance Network (external link) . 2014. Similarities between Salmonella Enteritidis isolated from humans and captive wild animals in South Africa. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries 8:1615-1619.

Smith AM, Keddy KH, Ismail H, Tau NP, Sooka A, Archer BN, Thomas J, Crisp N.
(external link)
Possible laboratory contamination leads to incorrect reporting of Vibrio cholerae O1 and initiates an outbreak response. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2012, 50:480-482.

Smith AM, Keddy KH, Ismail H, Thomas J, van der Grÿp R, Manamela MJ, Huma M, Sooka A, Theobald LK, Mennen MA, O'Reilly LC, for the Group for Enteric, Respiratory and Meningeal Disease Surveillance in South Africa (GERMS-SA).
(external link)
International collaboration tracks typhoid fever cases over two continents from South Africa to Australia. Journal of Medical Microbiology 2011, 60:1405-1407.

Ismail H, Smith AM, Sooka A, Keddy KH, for the Group for Enteric, Respiratory and Meningeal Disease Surveillance in South Africa (GERMS-SA).
(external link)
Genetic characterization of multidrug-resistant, extended-spectrum ?-lactamase-producing Vibrio cholerae O1 outbreak strains, Mpumalanga, South Africa, 2008.
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2011, 49:2976-2979.

Keddy KH, Sooka A, Ismail H, Smith AM, Weber I, Letsoalo ME, Harris BN.
(external link)
Molecular epidemiological investigation of a typhoid fever outbreak in South Africa, 2005: the relationship to a previous epidemic in 1993.
Epidemiology and Infection 2011, 139:1239-1245.

Niehaus AJ, Apalata T, Coovadia YM, Smith AM, Moodley P.
(external link)
An outbreak of foodborne salmonellosis in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 2011 8:693-697.

Smith AM, Keddy KH, Sooka A, Ismail H, De Jong GM, Hoyland G, for the Group for Enteric, Respiratory and Meningeal Disease Surveillance in South Africa (GERMS-SA). (external link)
Analysis of a temporal cluster of Shigella boydii isolates in Mpumalanga, South Africa, November to December 2007. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries 2009, 3:65-70.

Smith AM, Sooka A, Ismail H, Nadan S, Crisp N, Weenink E, Keddy KH, for the Group for Enteric, Respiratory and Meningeal Disease Surveillance in South Africa (GERMS-SA).
(external link)
Analysis of Vibrio cholerae isolates from the Northern Cape province of South Africa. Journal of Medical Microbiology 2009, 58:151-154.

Smith AM, Keddy KH, de Wee L.
(external link)
Characterization of cholera outbreak isolates from Namibia, December 2006 to February 2007. Epidemiology and Infection 2008, 136:1207-1209.

Smith AM, Gouws A-M, Hoyland G, Sooka A, Keddy KH, for the Group for Enteric, Respiratory and Meningeal Disease Surveillance in South Africa (GERMS-SA).
(external link)
Outbreaks of food-borne disease - a common occurrence but rarely reported. South African Medical Journal 2007, 97:1272.

Swaminathan B, Gerner-Smidt P, Ng LK, Lukinmaa S, Kam KM, Rolando S, Gutiérrez EP, Binsztein N. (external link)
Building PulseNet International: an interconnected system of laboratory networks to facilitate timely public health recognition and response to foodborne disease outbreaks and emerging foodborne diseases.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):36-50.

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PulseNet Asia Pacific

Gilpin BJ, Walsh G, On S, Smith D, Marshall  J, French N. (external link)
Application of molecular epidemiology to understanding campylobacteriosis in the Canterbury region of New Zealand.
Epidemiology & Infection. 2013. 141:1253-1266

Gilpin B, Robson B, Lin S, Scholes P, On S. (external link)
Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis Analysis of More than One Clinical Isolate of Campylobacter spp. from Each of 49 Patients in New Zealand.
Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2012. 50(2):457-459.

Anderson J, Horn BJ, and Gilpin BJ. (external link)
The Prevalence and Genetic Diversity of Campylobacter spp. in Domestic ‘Backyard’ Poultry in Canterbury, New Zealand.
Zoonoses and Public Health. 2012. 59(1):52-60

Cornelius AJ, Gilpin BJ, Carter P, Nicol C, On SLW (external link)
PCR – Binary Typing (P-BIT): a new approach to epidemiological subtyping of Campylobacter jejuni compared with Serotyping, PGFE and MLST methods.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2010. 76:5 1533-1544

Chiou CS, Watanabe H, Wang YW, Wang WL, Terajima J, Thong KL, Cam PD, Tung SK. (external link)
The utility of Multilocus Variable-Number Tandem Repeat Analysis as a molecular tool for phylogenetic analysis of Shigella sonnei.
J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Epub Feb 18.

Kam KM, Luey KY, Chiu AW, Law CP, Leung SF. (external link)
Molecular characterization of Salmonella enterica Serotype Typhi isolates by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis in Hong Kong, 2000-2004.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2007 Spring;4(1):41-9.

Huang KY, Hong YW, Wang MH, Chu C, Su LH, Chiou CS, Chiu CH. (external link)
Molecular epidemiology and antimicrobial susceptibility of Salmonella enterica serotype Stanley isolates in Taiwan.
J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2007 Oct;40(5):411-8.

Liang SY, Watanabe H, Terajima J, Li CC, Liao JC, Tung SK, Chiou CS. (external link)
Multilocus Variable-Number Tandem-Repeat Analysis for Molecular Typing of Shigella sonnei.
J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Nov;45(11):3574-80. Epub 2007 Sep 19.

Luey CK, Chu YW, Cheung TK, Law CC, Chu MY, Cheung DT, Kam KM. (external link)
Rapid pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocol for subtyping of Streptococcus suis serotype 2.
J Microbiol Methods. 2007 Mar;68(3):648-50. Epub 2006 Dec 8.

Lou J, Diao BW, Wang HX, Cui ZG, Qi GM, Kan B. (external link)
[Establishment of fluorescent amplified fragment length polymorphism in Vibrio cholerae and evaluation in molecular typing]
Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2007 Jun;28(6):580-5. Chinese.

Zhu RF, Gong ZL, Ye CY, Cui ZG, Jin D, Ran L, Xu K, Wang LX, Chen WW. (external link)
[Study on molecular typing by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of food Listeriamonocytogenes isolates from eight province (municipalities) of China]
Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2007 May;28(5):464-7. Chinese.

Li W, Cui ZG, Zhang Z, Tian KC, Zhong HJ, Zhu FC, Liang WL, Zhang LJ, Kan B. (external link)
[Molecular typing of Salmonella paratyphi A isolates from four provinces with pulse-field gel electrophoresis]
Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2006 Oct;27(10):871-4. Chinese.

Jin D, Cui ZG, Xiao YC, Wang X, Gu F, Xia SL, Hu WF, Yang JC, Wang H, Gu L, Xu JG, Kan B, Jing HQ. (external link)
[Molecular typing of the pathogenic Yersinia entero colitica strains with pulsed field gel electrophores isisolated in China]
Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2006 Aug;27(8):677-80. Chinese.

Terajima J, Izumiya H, Iyoda S, Mitobe J, Miura M, Watanabe H. (external link)
Effectiveness of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for the early detection of diffuse outbreaks due to Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in Japan.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):68-73.

Gilpin B, Cornelius A, Robson B, Boxall N, Ferguson A, Nicol C, Henderson T. (external link)
Application of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis to identify potential outbreaks of campylobacteriosis in New Zealand.
J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Feb;44(2):406-12.

Chu YW, Chu MY, Luey KY, Ngan YW, Tsang KL, Kam KM. (external link)
Genetic relatedness and quinolone resistance of Campylobacter jejuni strains isolated in 2002 in Hong Kong.
J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Jul;42(7):3321-3.

Kam KM, Luey CK, Tsang YM, Law CP, Chu MY, Cheung TL, Chiu AW. (external link)
Molecular subtyping of Vibrio cholerae O1 and O139 by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis in Hong Kong: correlation with epidemiological events from 1994 to 2002.
J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Oct;41(10):4502-11.

Watanabe H, Terajima J, Izumiya H, Iyoda S, Tamura K. (external link)
[PulseNet Japan: surveillance system for the early detection of diffuse outbreak based on the molecular epidemiological method]
Kansenshogaku Zasshi. 2002 Oct;76(10):842-8. Japanese.

Terajima J, Izumiya H, Tamura K, Watanabe H. (external link)
[PulseNet Japan--network system for the utilization of epidemiological information and the results of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis]
Nippon Rinsho. 2002 Jun;60(6):1070-6. Review. Japanese.

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PulseNet Canada

Stephen J. Knabel, Aleisha Reimer, Bindhu Verghese, Mei Lok, Jennifer Ziegler, Jeffrey Farber, Franco Pagotto, Morag Graham, Celine A. Nadon, the Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network (CPHLN), and Matthew W. Gilmour.
(external link)
Sequence typing confirms that a predominant Listeria monocytogenes clone caused human listeriosis cases and outbreaks in Canada from 1988–2010.
J. Clin. Microbiol. published ahead of print 15 February 2012 , doi:10.1128/JCM.06185-11

Alexander DC, Hao W, Gilmour MW, Zittermann S, Sarabia A, Melano RG, et al.
(external link)
Escherichia coli O104:H4 infections and international travel. Emerg Infect Dis 2012 Mar http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1803.111281 (external link)

Gilmour MW, Martel-Laferriere V, Lévesque S, Gaudreau C, Bekal S, Nadon C, Bourgault AM (external link)
Vibrio cholerae in traveler from Haiti to Canada. Emerg Infect Dis 2011. 17(6):1124-5

Demczuk WH, Finley R, Nadon C, Spencer A, Gilmour M, Ng LK; PulseNet Canada; Canadian Integrated Program for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Public Health Partnership; Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network (external link)
Characterization of antimicrobial resistance, molecular and phage types of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi isolations.
Epidemiol Infect 2010. 138(10):1414-26

Gilmour, M.W, M. Graham, G. Van Domselaar, S. Tyler, H. Kent, K. Trout-Yakel, O. Larios, V. Allen, B. Lee, and C. Nadon.
(external link)
High-throughput genome sequencing of two Listeria monocytogenes clinical isolates during a large foodborne outbreak.
BMC Genomics. 2010 Feb 18;11:120.

Clark CG, Farber J, Pagotto F, Ciampa N, Doré K, Nadon C, Bernard K, Ng LK, Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network. (external link)
Surveillance for Listeria monocytogenes and listeriosis, 1995-2004. Epidemiol Infect. 2010 Apr;138(4):559-72

Chiarini E, Tyler K, Farber JM, Pagotto F, Destro MT.
(external link)
Listeria monocytogenes in two different poultry facilities: Manual and automatic evisceration. Poult Sci. 2009 Apr;88(4):791-7.

Blais BW, Martinez-Perez A, Gauthier M, Allain R, Pagotto F, Tyler K. (external link)
Development of unique bacterial strains for use as positive controls in the food microbiology testing laboratory. J Food Prot. 2008 Nov;71(11):2301-6.

Bucher O, Holley RA, Ahmed R, Tabor H, Nadon C, Ng LK, D'Aoust JY. (external link)
Occurrence and characterization of Salmonella from chicken nuggets, strips, and pelleted broiler feed. J Food Prot. 2007 Oct;70(10):2251-8.

Lyautey E, Hartmann A, Pagotto F, Tyler K, Lapen DR, Wilkes G, Piveteau P, Rieu A, Robertson WJ, Medeiros DT, Edge TA, Gannon V, Topp E.
(external link)
Characteristics and frequency of detection of fecal Listeria monocytogenes shed by livestock, wildlife, and humans. Can J Microbiol. 2007 Oct;53(10):1158-67.

Lyautey E, Lapen DR, Wilkes G, McCleary K, Pagotto F, Tyler K, Hartmann A, Piveteau P, Rieu A, Robertson WJ, Medeiros DT, Edge TA, Gannon V, Topp E. (external link)
Distribution and characteristics of Listeria monocytogenes isolates from surface waters of the South Nation River watershed, Ontario, Canada. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007 Sep;73(17):5401-10. Epub 2007 Jul 13.

Gilmour MW, Tabor H, Wang G, Clark CG, Tracz DM, Olson AB, Mascarenhas M, Karmali MA, Mailman T, Ng LK.
(external link)
Isolation and Genetic Characterization of a Coinfection of Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli. J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Nov;45(11):3771-3. Epub 2007 Sep 5.

Currie A, MacDonald J, Ellis A, Siushansian J, Chui L, Charlebois M, Peermohamed M, Everett D, Fehr M, Ng LK; Investigation Team Canadian Field Epidemiology Program. (external link)
Outbreak of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 infections associated with consumption of beef donair. J Food Prot. 2007 Jun;70(6):1483-8.

Pagotto F, Ng LK, Clark C, Farber J; Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network.
(external link)
Canadian listeriosis reference service. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):132-7.

Borucki MK, Kim SH, Call DR, Smole SC, Pagotto F.
(external link)
Selective discrimination of Listeria monocytogenes epidemic strains by a mixed-genome DNA microarray compared to discrimination by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, ribotyping, and multilocus sequence typing.
J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Nov;42(11):5270-6.

Bucher O, Holley RA, Ahmed R, Tabor H, Nadon C, Ng LK, D'Aoust JY. (external link)
Occurrence and characterization of Salmonella from chicken nuggets, strips, and pelleted broiler feed.
J Food Prot. 2007 Oct;70(10):2251-8.

Gilmour MW, Tabor H, Wang G, Clark CG, Tracz DM, Olson AB, Mascarenhas M, Karmali MA, Mailman T, Ng LK. (external link)
Isolation and Genetic Characterization of a Coinfection of Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli.
J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Nov;45(11):3771-3. Epub 2007 Sep 5.

Currie A, MacDonald J, Ellis A, Siushansian J, Chui L, Charlebois M, Peermohamed M, Everett D, Fehr M, Ng LK; Investigation Team Canadian Field Epidemiology Program. (external link)
Outbreak of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 infections associated with consumption of beef donair.
J Food Prot. 2007 Jun;70(6):1483-8.

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PulseNet Europe

Lorenzo Pezzoli, Richard Elson, Christine L. Little, Hopi Yip, Ian Fisher, Ruth Yishai, Emilia Anis, Lea Valinsky, Matthew Biggerstaff, Nehal Patel, Henry Mather, Derek J. Brown, John E. Coia, Wilfrid van Pelt, Eva M. Nielsen, Steen Ethelberg, Elizabeth de Pinna, Michael D. Hampton, Tansy Peters, John Threlfall (external link)
Packed with Salmonella Investigation of an International Outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg Infection Linked to Contamination of Prepacked Basil in 2007
Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. October 1, 2008, 5(5): 661-668.Download PDF of articlePDF 159KB

Wasyl D, ElSedawy A, Lukinmaa S. (external link)
PulseNet Europe - International Molecular Subtyping Network for Food-borne Disease Surveillance Medycyna Weterynaryjna - Veterinary Medicine - Science and Practice 2008 64 (2):123-126.

Bolton DJ, Meally A, McDowell D, Blair IS. (external link)
A survey for serotyping, antibiotic resistance profiling and PFGE characterization of and the potential multiplication of restaurant Salmonella isolates.
J Appl Microbiol. 2007 Nov;103(5):1681-90.

Kérouanton A, Marault M, Lailler R, Weill FX, Feurer C, Espié E, Brisabois A. (external link)
Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis subtyping database for foodborne Salmonella enterica serotype discrimination.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2007 Fall;4(3):293-303.

Martin P, Jacquet C, Goulet V, Vaillant V, De Valk H; Participants in the PulseNet Europe Feasibility Study. (external link)
Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of Listeriamonocytogenes strains: the PulseNet Europe Feasibility Study.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Fall;3(3):303-8.

Nielsen EM, Scheutz F, Torpdahl M. (external link)
Continuous surveillance of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis shows that most infections are sporadic.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):81-7.

Gerner-Smidt P, Scheutz F. (external link)
Standardized pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli: the PulseNet Europe Feasibility Study.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):74-80.

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PulseNet Latin America

Pianciola L, Chinen I, Mazzeo M, Miliwebsky M, González G, Müller C, Carbonari C, Navello M, Zitta E, Rivas M. (external link)
Genotypic characterization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains that cause diarrhea and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Neuquén, Argentina.
International Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2014. 304 499–504.

Gornatti Churria CD, Vigo GB, Origlia J, Campos J, Caffer M, Píscopo M, Loyola MH, Petruccelli M, Pichel M. (external link)
Diagnosis of an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium in chinchillas (Chinchilla lanigera) by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.
Rev Argent Microbiol. 2014 Jul-Sep;46(3):205-9. doi: 10.1016/S0325-7541(14)70074-4. Epub 2014 Oct 15.

Muñoz N, Realpe ME, Castañeda E, Agudelo CI. (external link)
[Characterization by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of Salmonella typhimurium isolates recovered in the acute diarrheal disease surveillance program in Colombia, 1997-2004]
Biomedica. 2006 Sep;26(3):397-407. Spanish.

Pichel M, González Fraga S, Terragno R, Mulki J, Gentile A, Kremer C, Mola AM, Noseda R, Binsztein N. (external link)
Short report: analysis of clonal relationship among Shigella sonnei isolates circulating in Argentina.
Epidemiol Infect. 2007 May;135(4):681-7. Epub 2006 Sep 26. Review.

Salve A, Pichel M, Wiesner M, Hidalgo M, Terragno R, Alvarez A, Agudelo CI, Castañeda E, Binsztein N. (external link)
Molecular subtyping of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi isolates from Colombia and Argentina.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):142-52.

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PulseNet Middle East

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PulseNet USA

Scharff RL, Besser J, Sharp DJ, Jones TF, Gerner-Smidt P, Hedberg CW. (external link)  An Economic Evaluation of PulseNet: A Network for Foodborne Disease Surveillance. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Feb 26.

Trees, E., Strockbine, N., Changayil, S., Ranganathan, S., Zhao, K., Weil, R., MacCannell, D., Sabol, A., Schmidtke, A., Martin, H., Stripling, D., Ribot, E.M., and Gerner-Smidt, P. (external link)
(external link)
Genome Sequences of 228 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Isolates  and 12 Isolates Representing Other Diarrheagenic E. coli Pathotypes. Genome Announc. July/August 2014

Lindsey, R., Trees, E., Sammons, S., Loparev, V., Frace, M., Strockbine, N., Sabol, A., Sowers, E., Stripling, D., Martin, H., Knipe, K., Rowe, L., and Gerner-Smidt, P. (external link)
Draft Whole Genome Sequences of Nine Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli Strains. Genome Announc. July/August 2014

Barton Behravesh, C., Mody, R. K., Jungk, J., Gaul, L., Redd, J. T., Chen, S., et al.
(external link)
2008 outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul infections associated with raw produce. N Engl J Med 2011, 364(10), 918-927.

Cavallaro, E., Date, K., Medus, C., Meyer, S., Miller, B., Kim, C., et al.
(external link)
Salmonella Typhimurium infections associated with peanut products. N Engl J Med 2011, 365(7), 601-610.

CDC. (2011a). (external link) Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Associated with Jensen Farms Cantaloupe
— United States, August–September 2011. MMWR, 60(39), 1357-1358.

CDC. (2011b). (external link) Outbreak of invasive listeriosis associated with the consumption of hog head cheese-
Louisiana, 2010. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 60(13), 401-405.

Centers for Disease, C., & Prevention. (external link) (2012). Notes from the Field: Escherichia coli O157:H7 Gastroenteritis Associated with a State Fair
- North Carolina, 2011. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 60, 1745-1746.

Gardner, T. J., Fitzgerald, C., Xavier, C., Klein, R., Pruckler, J., Stroika, S., et al.
(external link)
Outbreak of campylobacteriosis associated with consumption of raw peas. Clin Infect Dis 2011, 53(1), 26-32.

Jackson, K. A., Biggerstaff, M., Tobin-D'Angelo, M., Sweat, D., Klos, R., Nosari, J., et al.
(external link)
Multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes associated with Mexican-style cheese made from pasteurized milk among pregnant, Hispanic women.
J Food Prot 2011, 74(6), 949-953.

Lanier, W. A., Hall, J. M., Herlihy, R. K., Rolfs, R. T., Wagner, J. M., Smith, L. H., et al.
(external link)
Outbreak of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with rodeo attendance, Utah and Idaho, 2009.
Foodborne Pathog Dis 2011, 8(10), 1131-1133.

Liu, F., Kariyawasam, S., Jayarao, B. M., Barrangou, R., Gerner-Smidt, P., Ribot, E. M., et al.
(external link)
Subtyping Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis isolates from different sources by using sequence typing based on virulence genes and clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPRs).
Appl Environ Microbiol 2011, 77(13), 4520-4526.

Mody, R. K., Greene, S. A., Gaul, L., Sever, A., Pichette, S., Zambrana, I., et al. (external link)
National outbreak of Salmonella serotype Saintpaul infections: importance of Texas restaurant investigations in implicating jalapeno peppers.
PLoS ONE 2011, 6(2), e16579.

Neil, K. P., Biggerstaff, G., MacDonald, J. K., Trees, E., Medus, C., Musser, K. A., et al.
(external link)
A Novel Vehicle for Transmission of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to Humans: Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Associated With Consumption of Ready-to-Bake Commercial Prepackaged Cookie Dough--United States, 2009.
Clinical Infectious Diseases, [published online ahead of print December 8, 2011].

Sheth, A. N., Hoekstra, M., Patel, N., Ewald, G., Lord, C., Clarke, C., et al. (external link)
A national outbreak of Salmonella serotype Tennessee infections from contaminated peanut butter: a new food vehicle for salmonellosis in the United States.
Clin Infect Dis 2011, 53(4), 356-362.

Sodha, S. V., Lynch, M., Wannemuehler, K., Leeper, M., Malavet, M., Schaffzin, J., et al.
(external link)
Multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with a national fast-food chain, 2006: a study incorporating epidemiological and food source traceback results.
Epidemiol Infect 2011, 139(2), 309-316.

Talkington, D., Bopp C, Tarr C, Parsons MB, Dahourou G, Freeman M, et al.
(external link)
Characterization of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae from Haiti, 2010–2011. Emerg Infect Dis 2011, 17(11), 2122-2129.

Smith KE, Medus C, Meyer SD, Boxrud DJ, Leano F, Hedberg CW, Elfering K, Braymen C, Bender JB, Danila RN. (external link)
Outbreaks of salmonellosis in Minnesota (1998 through 2006) associated with frozen, microwaveable, breaded, stuffed chicken products.
J Food Prot. 2008 Oct;71(10):2153-60.

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