News & Perspective

Mar 07, 2019

Mar 07, 2019
Jerusalem market

Neighborhood antibiotic use tied to risk of resistant bacteria

The association held even in people without prior antibiotic use.

Dec 12, 2018

Dec 12, 2018
Bloodstream infection bacteremia

Study supports shorter antibiotic treatment for bacteremia

Results indicate that a 7-day course of antibiotics is not inferior to a 14-day course.

Aug 03, 2017

Aug 03, 2017
Elderly ICU patient

Study casts doubt on empirical antibiotics for CAUTI patients

Early, appropriate antibiotics did not appear to improve patient outcomes.

Mar 19, 2009

Mar 19, 2009

Signs of drug resistance found in African H5N1 viruses

(CIDRAP News) – Scientists who analyzed 67 H5N1 avian influenza viruses from across Africa report that the viruses fall into three distinct sublineages, or families, and that some have mutations that make them resistant to antiviral drugs.

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