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Situation Report on Listeriosis Outbreak, South Africa (19 Dec)
As of 19 Dec 2017, a total of 647 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases have been reported to NICD since 01 Jan 2017. Listeriosis is now a category 1 notifiable medical condition, and as such requires immediate reporting by the most rapid means available upon diagnosis
Listeriosis kills 5 in drought-stricken Western Cape
Listeria has claimed five lives in the Western Cape, which is in the grips of a relentless drought, making the fight against the foodborne disease ever more challenging.
NICD information on Listeriosis Outbreak South Africa 2017
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) is supporting and investigating the Listeria Outbreak in South Africa for the South African Government. Here is their news on the outbreak.
Listeria and the law – what you need to know
Attorney Janusz Luterek, addresses questions on the legal implications of the listeria outbreak for the food industry
Listeria Outbreak South Africa Dec 2017
There is currently a very large outbreak of listeriosis in South Africa. According to the National Institute of Communicable Disease (NICD), over 550 cases reported since the start of 2017. (Dec 2017)
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) is reporting a very large outbreak of Listeriosis in South Africa. Here are some facts that you should know.
Spike in Listeria infections in South Africa - why it matters
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has received reports of a marked increase in the number of cases in South Africa in the last few months, mostly in Gauteng. The stats are now sitting at 190 confirmed cases across the country this year.
There was a great response to our recent article on Listeria. Needless to say it has been a very topical issue in the last two months. We have done a lot of research on how to eradicate the problem and have come across some great resources to share with you.
Listeria, what should I know?
Over 80 years ago, L. monocytogenes was recognized as an animal pathogen that was widespread in nature, in soil, decaying vegetation and the bowels of many mammals. But in 1983 the first human outbreak was reported in Canada, proving that indirect transmission from animals to hu
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