News & Perspective

Dec 21, 2018

Dec 21, 2018
Heart, aorta, blood vessels

FDA: Fluoroquinolones may cause aortic rupture in some

People at risk include those with a history of aortic aneurysm or blockages of other blood vessels and patients with high blood pressure.

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 21, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 21, 2018

Rapid meningitis tests
Novel pneumonia antibiotic

Dec 19, 2018

Dec 19, 2018
Beef cattle

FDA reports major drop in antibiotics for food animals

Sales and distribution of medically important antibiotics for livestock decreased by 33% last year and 43% since their peak.

Dec 07, 2018

Dec 07, 2018

News Scan for Dec 07, 2018

More romaine E coli cases
Costco antibiotic policy
Polio in 3 countries
Imported malaria in UK

Nov 23, 2018

Nov 23, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 23, 2018

MDR Pseudomonas in Texas
Endoscope-linked MDRO outbreak
Pan-drug resistance in Ethiopia
Antibiotic use in NICUs
UK animal antibiotic use
Antimicrobial stewardship in Latin America, Caribbean
New antibiotic for travelers' diarrhea

Nov 19, 2018

Nov 19, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 19, 2018

UK animal antibiotic use
Antimicrobial stewardship in Latin America, Caribbean
New antibiotic for travelers' diarrhea

Oct 26, 2018

Oct 26, 2018
IV bag for patient

Fast-tracked antibiotic shows promise in phase 2 trial

Cefiderocol has a novel way of penetrating the outer membrane of gram-negative bacteria, including resistant ones.

Oct 25, 2018

Oct 25, 2018

News Scan for Oct 25, 2018

Four more DRC Ebola cases
FSMA produce guidance
Antibiotic overuse with RSV

Oct 12, 2018

Oct 12, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 12, 2018

Antibiotic duration for group B strep
C diff risk and antibiotics
Veterinary pharma controversy
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas
Antibiotic use in animals
Vaccines for AMR
Stewardship guide for low-resource settings
Resistant bacteria transmission in nursing homes

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