News & Perspective

Jan 18, 2019

Jan 18, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 18, 2019

New CARB-X funding
VRE in Swiss hospitals
Antibiotic overprescribing in tots
Fast track for new C diff drug
Stewardship in pediatric surgery
MRSA decline in Germany
Antibiotic resistance on pig farms
Resistance genes in Bolivian river
Stewardship in English hospitals
Whiff of C diff in pets
Fecal microbiota transplant trial

Jan 11, 2019

Jan 11, 2019
Older doctor writing prescription

Study finds late-career docs prescribe longer antibiotic courses

Late-career docs were 50% more likely to prescribe long courses than younger docs.

Jan 10, 2019

Jan 10, 2019

News Scan for Jan 10, 2019

Shutdown and food inspections
E coli outbreak probe over
Consecutive-year flu vaccine and protection

Jan 02, 2019

Jan 02, 2019

News Scan for Jan 02, 2019

Saudi MERS case
More acute flaccid myelitis
H9N2 infection in China
MRSA pneumonia screening
Gastroenteritis in elderly

Dec 26, 2018

Dec 26, 2018

Flu Scan for Dec 26, 2018

Global flu on the rise
Avian flu outbreaks in 3 countries

Dec 21, 2018

Dec 21, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 21, 2018

Rapid meningitis tests
Novel pneumonia antibiotic
Sparse antibiotic use and resistance
Metronidazole for mild C diff
Drop in children's antibiotic use
C difficile in toilet water

Dec 13, 2018

Dec 13, 2018
Romaine lettuce in a bowl

Romaine E coli probe leads to Santa Barbara County farm

As the outbreak grows to 59 cases, officials puzzle over why romaine and not other lettuce was tainted.

Dec 11, 2018

Dec 11, 2018

News Scan for Dec 11, 2018

Lassa rise in Nigeria
Global flu picks up
November MERS report

Dec 07, 2018

Dec 07, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 07, 2018

Costco antibiotic policy
Severe MRSA in China, Australia
Antibiotic cycling and MRSA, C diff incidence
Antibiotic time-outs
Resistant gonorrhea in Europe
Procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy
'Expected practice' and short-course antibiotics
UTI management bundle

Dec 04, 2018

Dec 04, 2018

News Scan for Dec 04, 2018

Resistant gonorrhea in Europe
Prior-season flu vaccine impact
Avian flu in Iran, Taiwan
MERS-CoV in Saudi camels

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