Antimicrobial Stewardship Project

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Antimicrobial resistance is a critical global public health issue, and antimicrobial stewardship strategies are key to curtailing the problem. CIDRAP's Antimicrobial Stewardship Project provides current, accurate, and comprehensive information on the topic and works to build an online community to address leading issues.

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Antifungal development gets new attention

With resistance emerging to a limited set of treatment options, new drugs for invasive fungal infections are desperately needed.

NEWS AND PERSPECTIVE

Antifungal development gets new attention

With resistance emerging to a limited set of treatment options, new drugs for invasive fungal infections are desperately needed.

Candida auris spreading in UK hospitals

About a quarter of the 200 colonized patients had clinical illness, including 27 with bloodstream infections.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

For antibiotics, a history lesson may prove helpful

The way bacteria adapted to antibiotics in the past may change their future evolutionary path.

drug database

New data-sharing platform aims to boost antibiotic discovery

The goal is to spur global discovery of new antibiotics to battle gram-negative bacteria.

otitis media

Study: Ear infection profile shows change after pneumococcal vaccine introduction

Researchers also found changes in bacterial sources, but they didn't see any changes in risk factors.

Antibiotic incentive

New proposal addresses challenging market dynamics for antibiotics

The proposal combines market entry rewards, population-based contracts with insurers.

ASP Scan (Weekly)

Aug 18, 2017
  • Antifungal susceptibility testing
  • Bacteriophage therapy
  • Expanded AMR monitoring
  • MDR- and XDR-TB in China
  • Patient empowerment tool for hand hygiene
  • Recurrent C diff treatment
  • Multidrug-resistant BSIs in India

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