Antimicrobial Resistance

Recent News

Sep 16, 2014

News Scan for Sep 16, 2014

EV-D68 in 12 states, Canada
New Saudi MERS case
Respiratory infections in kids
Sep 10, 2014

News Scan for Sep 10, 2014

Duplicative antibiotic use
Active flu Down Under
WHO's future focus
Attack on polio vaccine team
Aug 21, 2014

News Scan for Aug 21, 2014

Controlling MRSA
Marburg virus drug trial
Vaccine-linked polio in Texas
A new animal model for MERS
Aug 14, 2014

News Scan for Aug 14, 2014

Pneumonia vaccine for seniors
MRSA colonization sites
LAIV in kids
More uses for fecal transplants
Aug 01, 2014

News Scan for Aug 01, 2014

Poor laninamivir results
H3N2 variant in fair pigs
NYC emergency drill
Drug-resistant gonorrhea
Aug 01, 2014

Food Safety Scan for Aug 01, 2014

Resistant Salmonella in meat, poultry
Foster Farms Salmonella outbreak over
Jul 31, 2014

News Scan for Jul 31, 2014

Spread of resistant malaria
Chikungunya in Florida
Vaccine-narcolepsy study retraction
Pertussis outbreak recap
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

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)

Bastos ML, Hussain H, Weyer K, et al. Treatment outcomes of patients with multidrug- and extensive drug-resistant tuberculosis according to drug susceptibility testing to first- and second-line drugs: an individual patient data meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis 2014 (published online Aug 5)

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)

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

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)

Dutta S, Das S, Mitra U, et al. Antimicrobial resistance, virulence profiles and molecular subtypes of Salmonella enterica serovars Typhi and Paratyphi A Blood isolates from Kolkata, India during 2009-2013. PLoS One 2014 Aug 6;9(8):e101347

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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