News & Perspective

Mar 20, 2019

Mar 20, 2019

News Scan for Mar 20, 2019

Gloves, gowns, and MDROs
WHO drug-resistant TB guidelines
Antibiotic development partnership
Lung disease bacteria in tap water

Mar 19, 2019

Mar 19, 2019
Using stethoscope to assess lungs

Report highlights success, challenges in fight to end TB

Though incidence is down, treatment success for resistant strains is low.

Mar 14, 2019

Mar 14, 2019
Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria

Trial data support shorter drug-resistant TB regimen

Short-course therapy led to a favorable outcome in 79% of patients, compared with 80% in long-course patients.

Mar 11, 2019

Mar 11, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 11, 2019

VA outpatient prescribing
FDA to review new TB drug

Feb 08, 2019

Feb 08, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 08, 2019

Inadequate TB drug-susceptibility testing
New UK guidance on antibiotics for acute cough

Jan 09, 2019

Jan 09, 2019
Doctor prescribing using electronic tablet

Study sheds more light on delamanid role in treating MDR-TB

Safety profile was good, and sensitivity analysis favored delamanid as part of MDR-TB treatment.