News & Perspective

May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 17, 2019

Northern Ireland AMR plan
Rapid susceptibility tests
Unnecessary abx for respiratory infections
Antibiotics in school beef
UK veterinary stewardship policy
Improper prescribing in seniors
Resistant TB testing in China
Antibiotic production partnership
MCR-1 in chickens, camels
New CARB-X funding
Grant for TB research

May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019
measles vaccine

US measles cases pass 800, on track for record year

Part of the weekly rise in measles infections is related to further cases in ongoing outbreaks.

May 03, 2019

May 03, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 03, 2019

Carbapenem reduction strategy
Quinolone ear drop risks
MDR Shigella in Vermont
US Candida auris uptick
Pause for antibiotic candidate
Fewer antibiotics for neonatal sepsis
Surgical prophylaxis risks
Rapid test for optimal antibiotics
CARB-X funding rounds
CRE infection outcomes
Reduced antibiotic for bacteriuria

May 01, 2019

May 01, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 01, 2019

US Candida auris uptick
Pause for antibiotic candidate
Fewer antibiotics for neonatal sepsis
Surgical prophylaxis risks

Apr 30, 2019

Apr 30, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 30, 2019

Rapid test for optimal antibiotics
CARB-X funding rounds
CRE infection outcomes
Reduced antibiotics for bacteruria

Apr 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 26, 2019

Outpatient antibiotic decline in Denmark
Inappropriate empiric therapy in Spain
Fecal transplant cost savings
Delayed antibiotics for CRE infections
Antibiotic development collaboration
Diagnostic stewardship intervention
Antibiotic prescribing in Ontario
Factors associated with prescribing

Apr 22, 2019

Apr 22, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 22, 2019

Antibiotic prescribing in Ontario
Factors associated with prescribing

Apr 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019

New metric aims to simplify how global resistance is measured

The Drug Resistance Index shows disparities in the effectiveness of antibiotics in high- and low-income countries.

Apr 12, 2019

Apr 12, 2019
Young girl sick in bed

US flu still elevated; study finds higher impact on young kids

Canadian data show that kids under 10 years may be especially vulnerable to the H1N1 strain.

Apr 08, 2019

Apr 08, 2019

News Scan for Apr 08, 2019

US measles surge
Saudi MERS cases
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Waning pertussis vaccine effect
Vaccine allergies

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