SYSTEMS - Digestive


TitleTypeLevel of evidenceSourcePublishedReview
International surveillance network for the enteric infections - Salmonella and VTEC O157Surveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)
Department of Health information on SalmonellosisWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Health risk information sheet - SchistosomiasisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Health risk information sheet - Typhoid and ParatyphoidFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
The Facts about shigella infections and bacillary dysenteryFactsheetProfessional opinionAssociation of Medical Microbiologist (AMM)
The Pancreatitis Supporters' NetworkWeb directoryEvidence citedThe Pancreatitis Supporters' Network
Health risk information sheet - PoliomyelitisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Health risk information sheet - LeptospirosisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Department of Health information on LeptospirosisWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Global Atlas of infectious disease an interactive information and mapping systemWeb directoryEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)
HPA menu page on BotulismWeb directoryEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)
Department of Health information on BotulismWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Department of Health information on Hepatitis AWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
The Helicobacter FoundationWeb directoryEvidence citedThe Helicobacter Foundation
The Digestive Disorders FoundationWeb directoryEvidence citedThe Digestive Disorders Foundation
British Society of Gastroenterology Web directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Society of Gastroenterology
General Information about BrucellosisPublic leafletEvidence citedBruNet
WHO and FAO BruNetWeb directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
WHO and FAO BruNet
Changing the phase of Salmonella test (BSOP TP32)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)
HPA webpages on Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) O157Best practice
Care guideline
Factsheet
Policy
Surveillance data
Webpage
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)
Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome Help (HUSH)WebpageEvidence cited
Enterococcus species and GREWeb directoryEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)14/07/2011
Clean, Safe Care Best practice
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)15/04/2011
Identification of Escherichia coli O157 (BSOP ID22)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)28/09/2010
Identification of Enterobacteriaceae (BSOP ID16)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)28/09/2010
Nagler test (BSOP TP22)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)06/07/2010
Agglutination test (BSOP TP3)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/03/2010
Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) O157Web directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)23/09/2009
Developing the Community reporting system for foodborne outbreaksSurveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Eurosurveillance Monthly Release06/11/2008
Investigation of mouth swabs (BSOP 4)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)13/10/2008
Identification of Salmonella species (BSOP ID24)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)29/09/2008
Multiple exposures during a norovirus outbreak on a river-cruise sailing through Europe, 2006Research studyCohort studiesEuro Surveillance12/06/2008
Identification of Helicobacter species (BSOP ID26)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)20/02/2008
Outbreak Report. National outbreak of Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 infection associated with lemon and coriander chicken wraps in England and Wales: June-July 2007Case report
Outbreak report
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)20/02/2008
PL CMO (2008)1: Changes to the mandatory healthcare associated infection surveillance system for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) from 1 January 2008Best practiceProfessional opinionDepartment of Health (DH)15/01/2008
Detection and Enumeration Of Listeria Monocytogenes And Other Listeria Species (F19)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)13/12/2007
Identification of Campylobacter species (BSOP ID23)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)21/11/2007
Initial investigation and management of outbreaks and incidences of unusual illnesses - with particular reference to events that may be due to clinical, biological or radiological causes, including deliberate releaseBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)19/11/2007
Identification of Vibrio species (BSOP ID19)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)12/11/2007
Identification of Shigella species (BSOP ID20)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)09/11/2007
Identification of Yersinia species from faeces (BSOP ID 21)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)09/11/2007
Detection of Campylobacter species in water (W8)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)24/10/2007
Asymptomatic Carriers Are a Potential Source for Transmission of Epidemic and Nonepidemic Clostridium difficile Strains among Long-Term Care Facility Residents Journal articleEvidence citedAdvisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection15/10/2007
Enumeration of coliform bacteria and Escherichia Coli by membrane filtration (W2)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)03/10/2007
Identification of Bacillus species (BSOP ID 9)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)14/09/2007
Results of the voluntary reporting scheme for Clostridium difficile, England, Wales and Northern Ireland 2006Surveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)17/08/2007
Norovirus - Frequently asked QuestionsFactsheet
Public leaflet
Professional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)15/08/2007
Appendix 2 Specialist Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (SACAR) Antimicrobial Framework Best practice
Care guideline
Journal article
Evidence citedAdvisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection01/08/2007
A Comparison of Vancomycin and Metronidazole for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile – Associated Diarrhea, Stratified by Disease Severity.Journal articleEvidence citedAdvisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection01/08/2007
Omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil) for maintenance of remission in ulcerative colitis (Review)Best practice
Systematic review
Evidence cited
Meta analysis
Cochrane Library18/07/2007
Traveler's Health: Yellow Book Health Information for International Travel 2008Care guideline
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)01/07/2007
Detection of Salmonella species (F13)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)18/06/2007
Clinical Knowledge Summaries - ThreadwormCare guidelineEvidence citedClinical Knowledge Summaries01/06/2007
Clinical Knowledge Summaries - RoundwormCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Clinical Knowledge Summaries01/06/2007
Epidemiological data – CampylobacterSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)19/04/2007
Omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil) for maintenance of remission in Crohn's disease (Review)Best practice
Systematic review
Evidence cited
RCT
Cochrane Library18/04/2007
Probiotics for the prevention of pediatric antibiotic-associated diarrhea (Review)Best practice
Care guideline
Systematic review
Clinical trial
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
RCT
Cochrane Library18/04/2007
HPA guidelines for action in the event of a deliberate release - BotulismCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)16/04/2007
Epidemiological Data - ShigellaSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)22/02/2007
Epidemiological data - NorovirusSurveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)13/02/2007
Epidemiological Data – SalmonellaSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)13/02/2007
Epidemiological data - Giardiasis 1986-2001Surveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)13/02/2007
Epidemiological Data - CryptosporidiumSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)13/02/2007
Epidemiological Data - Yersinia enterocoliticaSurveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)09/02/2007
Epidemiological data – Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) O157Surveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)08/02/2007
Epidemiological data - AstrovirusSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)01/02/2007
Campylobacter Antimicrobial Drug Resistance among Humans, Broiler Chickens, and Pigs, FranceJournal article
Research study
Clinical trial
Evidence cited
Emerging Infectious Diseases01/02/2007
Epidemiological Data - RotavirusSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)09/01/2007
E. coli O157:H7 InfectionPublic leafletUnspecifiedNew York State Department of Health01/12/2006
Campylobacter - Clinical informationPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)17/11/2006
Gastroenteritis: outbreaks - minimum testing algorithm (VSOP 3) Under ReviewStandard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)14/11/2006
General Information on NorovirusFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)27/10/2006
General Information – SalmonellaFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)27/10/2006
General information – ShigellaPublic leafletEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)27/10/2006
General information - ListeriaPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)27/10/2006
Cryptosporidium Disease FactsPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)27/10/2006
Clostridium difficileFactsheet
Public leaflet
Professional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)09/10/2006
General information - Staphylococcus aureusFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)18/07/2006
CDC Traveller's HealthCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)11/07/2006
Mind the GermsBest practice
Public leaflet
Evidence citedWelsh Assembly Government01/07/2006
Antibiotic GuidanceCare guideline
Web directory
Webpage
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)12/05/2006
Eradication of Helicobacter pylori for non-ulcer dyspepsia (Review) Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library19/04/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - ListeriosisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online15/03/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - GiardiasisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online14/03/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - NorovirusPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online07/03/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Food poisoningPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online07/02/2006
Epidemiological Data - Staphylococcus aureusSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)06/02/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - DysenteryPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online02/02/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - AmoebiasisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online26/01/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - ThreadwormsPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online25/01/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - GastroenteritisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online23/01/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - DiarrhoeaPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online20/01/2006
Management, prevention and surveillance of Clostridium difficile - Interim findings from a national survey of NHS acute trusts in England Best practice
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Healthcare Commission21/12/2005
Frequently Asked Questions about BotulismPublic leafletEvidence citedCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)06/12/2005
Epidemiological Data - Hepatitis ASurveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)02/12/2005
Severe Clostridium difficile – Associated Disease in Populations Previously at Low Risk – Four States, 2005 Case report
Outbreak report
Evidence citedMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Report02/12/2005
Detection and Enumeration of Enterobacteriaceae (F18)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/12/2005
Enumeration of ß-glucuronidase positive Escherichia coli - Most Probable Number method (F22)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/12/2005
Statutory Notifications of Infectious Diseases (NOIDS)Web directoryN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)15/11/2005
Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL) producing E. coli - questions and answers FactsheetProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)12/09/2005
Investigations into multi-drug resistant ESBL-producing Escherichia coli strains causing infection in EnglandReview
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)12/09/2005
Extended-Spectrum Beta-LactamasesWebpageProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)12/09/2005
Protocol for involvement of HPA Laboratories and staff in the investigation of outbreaks food, dairy products and waterborne disease (QSOP 29)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)05/09/2005
NICE - Dyspepsia: management of dyspepsia in adults in primary careBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence25/08/2005
General Information about Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS)Public leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor03/08/2005
Mannitol selenite broth (MSOP 51)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2005
Clostridium difficile cefoxitin-cycloserine agar (MSOP 52)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2005
Identification of Listeria species, non-toxigenic corynebacterium species and other non-sporing gram-positive rods (BSOP ID3)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Identification of Clostridum species (BSOP ID8)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
General Information about DiarrhoeaPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/05/2005
Aerobic Plate Count at 30 degrees C: Spiral Plate Method (F11)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Aerobic Plate Count at 30 degrees C: Surface Plate Method (F10)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Baird Parker agar (MSOP 21)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Brilliant green agar (MSOP 32)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Campylobacter selective agar (MSOP 20)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Cefsulodin Irgasan novobiocin (CIN) agar (MSOP 15)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Clostridium perfringens selective agar (TSC) (MSOP 33)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Detection of Campylobacter species (F21)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Detection of Escherichia coli O157 by Immunomagnetic Bead Separation (F17)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Determination of alkaline Phosphatase Activity in Pasteurised Milk and Cream - Fluorimetric Method (D7)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Determination of peroxidase activity (Storch test) in milk (D6)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Direct Enumeration of Escherichia coli (F20)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumberation of Enterobacteriaceae by the Colony Count Technique (F23)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumeration of Bacillus cereus and other Bacillus species (F15)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumeration of Clostridium perfringens (F14)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumeration of coliforms - colony count at 30°C (D4)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumeration of coliforms and presumptive Escherichia coli by the most probable number (MPN) technique (D5)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumeration of Escherichia coli in Raw Molluscs by the Multiple Tube Technique (F16)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Helicobacter pylori selective agar (MSOP 24)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Hyne's desoxycholate citrate agar (DCA) (MSOP 13)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Investigation of gastric biopsies for Helicobacter pylori (BSOP 55)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Motility nitrate medium (MSOP 42)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Lactose gelatin medium (MSOP 36)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Mannitol salt agar (MSOP 10)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Mannitol lysine crystal violet brilliant green agar (MSOP 38)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
MacConkey agar (MSOP 37)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Xylose lysine desoxycholate (XLD) agar (MSOP 14)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Tryptone bile x-glucuronide (TBX) agar (MSOP 31)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Thiosulphate citrate bile salt sucrose (TCBS) agar (MSOP 16)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Potassium hydroxide test (BSOP TP30)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Antibiotic regimens for secondary peritonitis of gastrointestinal origin in adultsSystematic reviewEvidence citedCochrane Library20/04/2005
General Information about Travellers' DiarrhoeaPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/04/2005
General Information about Hepatitis A - NetdoctorPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/04/2005
Patient information leaflet about Helicobactor pyloriPublic leafletProfessional opinionDigestive Disorders Foundation01/04/2005
Antibiotic treatment for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in adultsSystematic reviewRCTCochrane Library24/01/2005
Epidemiological data - ListeriaSurveillance dataProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)11/01/2005
Health risk information sheet - GiardiasisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)01/12/2004
Preventing person-to-person spread following gastrointestinal infections: guidelines for public health physicians and environmental health officersBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/12/2004
Health risk information sheet - Hepatitis AFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)01/11/2004
Handling of formal food samples in the laboratory (QSOP 17)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/11/2004
Guidelines for the management of inflammatory bowel disease in adultsCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Society of Gastroenterology01/09/2004
General information about RotavirusPublic leafletEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)24/08/2004
HPA web page on Botulism Disease FactsFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)24/08/2004
Enumeration of clostridium perfringens by membrane filtration (W5)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/08/2004
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - RoundwormPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online26/06/2004
Health risk information sheet - CholeraFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)01/05/2004
General Information about typhoid fever and paratyphoid feverPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/04/2004
Gastroenteritis: sporadic cases - minimum testing algorithm (VSOP 2)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/02/2004
Isolation of enteroviruses and parechoviruses (VSOP 24 UNDER REVIEW)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/02/2004
Outbreaks of gastroenteritis associated with norovirus on cruise shipsCare guidelineEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)30/01/2004
Rotavirus vaccine for preventing diarrhoea Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library27/01/2004
Outbreak of Gastroenteritis on the Cruise Ship AuroraCase report
Surveillance data
Personal experienceHealth Protection Agency (HPA)03/11/2003
Antibiotic therapy for prophylaxis against infection of pancreatic necrosis in acute pancreatitisSystematic reviewRCTCochrane Library20/10/2003
PRODIGY Guidance - GastroenteritisCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/10/2003
Campylobacter coli - an important foodborne pathogenJournal article
Surveillance data
Meta analysisJournal of Infection01/07/2003
Guidelines for the investigation of chronic diarrhoea (tests for malabsorption), 2nd editionCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Society of Gastroenterology01/07/2003
Detection of E. coli O157 (W16)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2003
Detection of Salmonella spp (W7)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2003
Enumeration of Aeromonas species by membrane filtration (W9)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2003
Enumeration of coliforms and Escherichia Coli by Idexx (Colilert 18) Quanti-TrayTM (W18)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2003
Enumeration of enterococci by membrane filtration (W3)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2003
Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) O157 factsheetPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)17/06/2003
Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) O157 fact sheetPublic leafletN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)17/06/2003
Avoiding cross-contamination risks in the food laboratory (QSOP 12)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
Minimum performance testing requirements for food and dairy standard methods (QSOP 22)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Gastroenteritis Norwalk-like viruses (small round structured viruses/Norovirus)Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - E.coli O157Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of salmonellosis in schools and nurseriesBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - ParatyphoidCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - TyphoidCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - ShigellosisCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Gastroenteritis - RotavirusCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - GiardiasisCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - CalicivirusCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - CampylobacterCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Hepatitis ACare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - CryptosporidiosisBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Surveillance of Helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance in England and WalesSurveillance dataProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - AdenovirusCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - AstrovirusCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Threadworms (enterobiasis, oxyuriasis, pinworms)Care guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - BotulismPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online11/01/2003
Guideline for the management of children presenting to hospital with diarrhoea, with or without vomitingCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
University of Nottingham01/11/2002
NICE - Guidance on the use of infliximab for Crohn's diseaseCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence01/04/2002
Laboratory of Enteric PathogensWebpageEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)22/01/2002
The Big Picture Book of Viruses: CaliciviridaePublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
The Big Picture Book of Viruses05/12/2001
General information - Helicobacter pyloriPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)26/11/2001
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Botulism - deliberate releaseCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/11/2001
Enhanced surveillance of human gastro-intestinal infection in relation to mass burial of animals for Foot and Mouth DiseaseCare guideline
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2001
Vaccines for preventing choleraSystematic reviewRCTCochrane Library22/01/2001
WHO Information Factsheet on CampylobacterFactsheetProfessional opinionWorld Health Organization (WHO)01/11/2000
Guidelines for the microbiological quality of some ready-to-eat foods sampled at point of saleCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/09/2000
Antibiotic treatment for travellers' diarrhoeaSystematic reviewEvidence citedCochrane Library21/05/2000
Anthelmintic drugs for treating worms in children: effects on growth and cognitive performanceSystematic reviewEvidence citedCochrane Library24/04/2000
Frequently asked Questions about LeptospirosisPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)31/03/2000
Guidelines for control of infection with Vero cytotoxin producing Escherichia coli (VTEC)Best practice
Care guideline
Policy
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/03/2000
British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for the management of the irritable bowel syndromeCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Society of Gastroenterology01/01/2000
SIGN update Helicobacter pylori - Eradication Therapy in Dyspeptic DiseaseCare guidelineEvidence citedScottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)01/10/99
Interventions for treating schistosomiasis mansoni (Cochrane Review)Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library20/03/99
Antibiotics for treating salmonella gut infections (Cochrane Review)Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library25/01/99
Guidelines for optimal surveillance of Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalsCare guideline
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/12/98
General Information about LeptospirosisPublic leafletProfessional opinionHealth and Safety Executive08/07/98
UK guidelines for the management of acute pancreatitisCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish Society of Gastroenterology01/06/98
Dyspepsia - symptomsCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
PRODIGY Knowledge01/06/98
The prevention of human transmission of gastrointestinal infections, infestations and bacterial infestationsBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)13/10/95
General information on AdenoviridaePublic leafletEvidence citedThe Big Picture Book of Viruses01/05/95
An outbreak of hepatitis A among health care workers: risk factors for transmissionJournal article
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Personal experience
Professional opinion
American Journal of Public Health 01/01/93