News & Perspective

Dec 11, 2018

Dec 11, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 11, 2018

Susceptibility testing platforms
De-escalation and patient outcome
Highly concerning ICU sepsis
Resistant Klebsiella in pets, people

Nov 29, 2018

Nov 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 29, 2018

Antibiotics after rhinoplasty
Rapid flu diagnostic tests
CDC funding for AMR initiatives

Nov 02, 2018

Nov 02, 2018

News Scan for Nov 02, 2018

Polio in 4 countries
Avian flu in Minnesota, Vietnam
Testing for very resistant TB
New CWD type in moose?

Oct 25, 2018

Oct 25, 2018

Flu Scan for Oct 25, 2018

H3N2v flu and risk groups
Flu, strep rapid tests
H5N6 in Chinese poultry

Oct 24, 2018

Oct 24, 2018
Microbes

New test detects 100s of bacteria, resistance genes

Bacterial reads for unexplained sepsis were 1,000 times higher than with a different assay.

Oct 18, 2018

Oct 18, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 18, 2018

Rapid susceptibility tests
AMR surveillance in South Korea
Biomarkers and sepsis management

Oct 16, 2018

Oct 16, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 16, 2018

C difficile on hospital bed sheets
Colistin resistance diagnostics
Dearth of point-of-care tests
New-antibiotic distribution

Oct 05, 2018

Oct 05, 2018
clinic prescription

Study: Outpatient antibiotics widely prescribed without an infection diagnosis

The new study sheds light on prescribing missed in other studies, including for conditions without an in-patient visit.

Oct 04, 2018

Oct 04, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 04, 2018

Bacteriophage clinical trial
Improper antibiotic prescribing in China
Point-of-care flu tests and antibiotics

Sep 28, 2018

Sep 28, 2018
Smart phone microbe diagnostics

Smartphone-based test shows promise for rapid UTI diagnosis

Research on the device indicates it has the potential to provide quick, low-cost diagnostics.

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