Antimicrobial Resistance

Recent News

Jul 25, 2014

News Scan for Jul 25, 2014

Feed antibiotics ruling
US-Mexico produce safety
MERS and bioterrorism?
Global hepatitis battle
Jul 23, 2014

News Scan for Jul 23, 2014

More chikungunya in US
MDR-TB treatment resistance risks
Polio vaccination in Syria
Jul 17, 2014

News Scan for Jul 17, 2014

MERS-CoV origins
Resistant bacteria in hospitals
Haiti sanitation effort
Pertussis vaccine in pregnancy
Tattoo recall expanded
Jul 15, 2014

News Scan for Jul 15, 2014

Late-season H7N9 in bird markets
Hospice antibiotic prescribing
Jul 11, 2014

News Scan for Jul 11, 2014

Dengue vaccine
Antibiotic use up
Modified mosquitoes and WNV
Polio shot for added immunity
Avian flu 2013 recap
Jul 02, 2014

Resistant foodborne bacteria: good news, bad news in 2012

Multidrug-resistant Salmonella has decreased and resistance to two important classes of antibiotics remains low, but resistance to the bacterium that causes typhoid fever is worrisome.

Jul 02, 2014

News Scan for Jul 02, 2014

More imported US chikungunya
Deer density and Lyme disease
Campylobacter in chickens
Drug-resistant malaria in Laos
Dengue in Malaysia
Jun 30, 2014

Drug Resistance Scan for Jun 30, 2014

Drug-resistance joint statement
FDA and animal antibiotics
AMA animal antibiotic policy
Resistant pneumonia
Jun 24, 2014

News Scan for Jun 24, 2014

FDA warns flu-vaccine plant
Pneumonia during the Hajj
Hospital pneumonia in kids
Polymyxin superbug grant
Jun 23, 2014

News Scan for Jun 23, 2014

FDA OKs another antibacterial
H7N9 case in China

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Anderson LF, Tamne S, Brown T, et al. Transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the UK: a cross-sectional molecular and epidemiological study of clustering and contact tracing. Lancet Infect Dis 2014 (published online Mar 4)

Anderson LF, Tamne S, Watson JP, et al. Treatment outcome of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in the United Kingdom: retrospective-prospective cohort study from 2004 to 2007. Euro Surveill 2013 Oct 3;18(40):pii=20601

ASTHO. State strategies to address antimicrobial resistance—survey results. Mar 6, 2014

Barlow RS, DeBess EE, Winthrop KL, et al. Travel-associated antimicrobial drug-resistant nontyphoidal Salmonellae, 2004-2009. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Mar 18)

Bell BG, Schellevis F, Stobberingh E, et al. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of antibiotic consumption on antibiotic resistance. BMC Infect Dis 2014 Jan 9;14(13)

Ben-David D, Masarwa S, Adler A, et al. A national intervention to prevent the spread of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Israeli post-acute care hospitals. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014;35(7):802-9

Ben-David D, Schwaber MJ, Adler A, et al. Persistence and complex evolution of fluoroquinolone-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae clone. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Mar 25)

Bernard C, Brossier F, Sougakoff W, et al. A surge of MDR and XDR tuberculosis in France among patients born in the former Soviet Union. Euro Surveill 2013 Aug 15;18(33):e20555

Berrazeg M, Diene SM, Medjahed L, et al. New Delhi Metallo-beta-lactamase around the world: an eReview using Google Maps. Euro Surveill 2014 May 22;19(20):pii=20809

Calfee DP, Salgado CD, Milstone AM, et al. Strategies to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission and infection in acute care hospitals: 2014 update. (Practice recommendation) Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 Jul;35(7):772-96

CDC. Improving antibiotic use among hospitalized patients. (Vital signs) MMWR 2014 Mar 4;63:1-7

CDC. Provisional CDC guidelines for use and safety monitoring of bedaquiline fumarate (Situro) for the treatment of multi drug-resistant tuberculosis. MMWR 2013 Oct 25;62(rr09):1-12

Cegielski JP, Dalton T, Yagui M, et al. Extensive drug resistance acquired during treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Clin Infect Dis 2014 (published online Jul 23)

Cheah AL, Peel T, Howden BP, et al. Case-case-control study on factors associated with vanB vancomycin-resistant and vancomycin-susceptible enterococcal bacteraemia. BMC Infect Dis 2014 Jun 28;14:353

Cheng VCC, Tai JWM, Chau PH, et al. Minimal intervention for controlling nosocomial transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in resource limited setting with high endemicity. PLoS One 2014 Jun 19;9(6):e100493

Chesson HW, Kirkcaldy RD, Gift TL, et al. Ciprofloxacin resistance and gonorrhea incidence rates in 17 cities, United States, 1991-2006. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Mar 12)

Compain F, Decre D, Frazier I, et al. Carbapenemase-producing bacteria in patients hospitalized abroad, France. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2014 Jul;20(7):1246-8

David MZ, Daum RS, Bayer AS, et al. Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia at five U.S. academic medical centers, 2008-2011: significant geographic variation in community-onset infections. Clin Infect Dis 2014 (published online May 30)

De Beer JL, Kodmon C, van der Werf MJ, et al. Molecular surveillance of multi- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis transmission in the European Union from 2003 to 2011. Euro Surveill 2014 Mar;19(11):pii=20742

Decousser JW, Jansen C, Nordmann P, et al. Outbreak of NDM-1-producing Acinetobacter baumannii in France, January to May 2013. Euro Surveill 2013 Aug 1;18(31):e20547

Derde LPG, Cooper BS, Goossens H, et al. Interventions to reduce colonisation and transmission of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in intensive care units. Lancet Infect Dis 2013 (published online Oct 23)

Drees M, Pineles L, Harris AD, et al. Variation in definitions and isolation procedures for multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria: a survey of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Research Network. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 (published online Mar 6)

ECDC. Antimicrobial resistance remains commonly detected in bacteria in humans, animals and food: EFSA-ECDC report. Mar 25, 2014

Edelsberg J, Weycker D, Barron R, et al. Prevalence of antibiotic resistance in US hospitals. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2013 (published online Nov 15)

Ershova JV, Kurbatova EV, Moonan PK, et al. Mortality among tuberculosis patients with acquired resistance to second-line anti-tuberculosis drugs — United States, 1993-2008. Clin Infect Dis 2014 (published online May 20)

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