Antimicrobial Stewardship Project

About ASP 

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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Bacillus subtillis

Research reveals probiotic's potential against Staph

Bacillus could be a tool to decolonize patients found to carry S aureus in their nose or intestines.

NEWS AND PERSPECTIVE

Bacillus subtillis

Research reveals probiotic's potential against Staph

Bacillus could be a tool to decolonize patients found to carry S aureus in their nose or intestines.

clinic prescription

Study: Outpatient antibiotics widely prescribed without an infection diagnosis

The new study sheds light on prescribing missed in other studies, including for conditions without an in-patient visit.

Intensive care unit sign

Study links hospital Candida auris outbreak to reusable thermometers

Temperature probes increased the risk of infection nearly 7 times.

Smart phone microbe diagnostics

Smartphone-based test shows promise for rapid UTI diagnosis

Research on the device indicates it has the potential to provide quick, low-cost diagnostics.

DNA test genetic sequencing

Study heralds genetic era of TB drug susceptibility testing

Whole-genome sequencing could lead to faster, more accurate resistance testing.

Drug researchers

HHS, CDC issue AMR 'challenge' to public, private sectors

More than 100 governments, drug firms, and others have already made commitments.

ASP Scan (Weekly)

Oct 12, 2018
  • Antibiotic duration for group B strep
  • C diff risk and antibiotics
  • Veterinary pharma controversy
  • Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas
  • Antibiotic use in animals
  • Vaccines for AMR
  • Stewardship guide for low-resource settings
  • Resistant bacteria transmission in nursing homes

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