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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ASP Monthly Quiz

Test your stewardship  knowledge. This quiz focuses on the emergence of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) gonorrhea. Complete the June quiz!

Bacteriophage illustration

New center aims to advance bacteriophage therapy

The UCSD effort will involve clinical trials of phages against resistant bacteria.

NEWS AND PERSPECTIVE

Bacteriophage illustration

New center aims to advance bacteriophage therapy

The UCSD effort will involve clinical trials of phages against resistant bacteria.

Patient with flu-like symptoms

Antibiotic resistance-awareness efforts might backfire for some

Public info campaigns may at times increase demand for antibiotics, study finds.

Patient in serious condition

ECDC warns of healthcare threat posed by CRE

High and rising prevalence of CRE in some nations could pose a healthcare threat across Europe.

Antibiotics and petri dishes

FDA head looks to boost antibiotic development

Commissioner suggests changing the model for reimbursement of new antibiotics.

Multidrug-resistant bacteria biofilm

Reports highlight Klebsiella superbug, other CRE concerns

Scientists report the first isolation of hypervirulent, multi-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in the US.

Stethoscope exam on coughing patient

CDC study: Antibiotics still widely overused for respiratory infections

Fully 41% of antibiotic prescriptions written for patients with ARIs were inappropriate.

ASP Scan (Weekly)

Jun 22, 2018
  • Antibiotics-in-animals bill
  • AMR research in Africa, Asia
  • Antibiotic-resistant urinary E coli
  • Pizza Hut antibiotic policy
  • Triclosan-induced resistance

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