News & Perspective

Oct 07, 2019

Oct 07, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 07, 2019

Urinary antigen testing for pneumonia
C diff testing guidelines challenged
XDR Klebsiella pneumoniae

Oct 02, 2019

Oct 02, 2019
Examining a chest x-ray

Guidance on community-acquired pneumonia updated

Recognizing new research and more emphasis on antibiotic stewardship, experts say change was needed.

Sep 30, 2019

Sep 30, 2019
Doctor with stethoscope on patient's back

Lefamulin trial shows non-inferiority for pneumonia

The drug, which was FDA-approved last month, went toe to toe with moxifloxacin.

Aug 16, 2019

Aug 16, 2019

News Scan for Aug 16, 2019

Polio in 5 countries
PAHO's dengue warning
Invasive pneumococcal disease
Heartland virus in Illinois

Jul 09, 2019

Jul 09, 2019
Rx on smart phone

Pneumonia patients get too many antibiotics, study finds

Fully 67.8% of patients received antibiotics for longer than recommended.

Jun 26, 2019

Jun 26, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 26, 2019

Procalcitonin meta-analysis
Overprescribing for pediatric UTIs
Fast-track for pneumonia antibiotic

Jun 19, 2019

Jun 19, 2019

News Scan for Jun 19, 2019

Health worker presenteesim
Bacteremia, pneumonia in kids
No further Nipah in India

May 07, 2019

May 07, 2019

News Scan for May 07, 2019

Plague cases in Mongolia
Foodborne tularemia cluster
PCV13 pneumonia illness

Feb 21, 2019

Feb 21, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 21, 2019

XDR gonorrhea clone
New metallo-beta-lactamase
Fast track for pneumonia antibiotic

Feb 08, 2019

Feb 08, 2019
Pneumonia xray

Omadacycline trials show efficacy for pneumonia, skin infections

The new drug is a 'modernized' version of tetracycline, designed to address antibiotic resistance, but its clinical role isn't yet clear.


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