News & Perspective

Mar 10, 2017

Mar 10, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 10, 2017

Faces of antibiotic resistance
Antibiotics for kids' pneumonia
Post-discharge antibiotics
Review of C diff antibiotics
Susceptible bacteria in UTIs
Antibiotic use for ear infections
Community-onset C diff

Mar 09, 2017

Mar 09, 2017

News Scan for Mar 09, 2017

MERS prevalence
Zika in African primates
E coli in soy nut butter
Plague vaccine
Faces of antibiotic resistance

Feb 06, 2017

Feb 06, 2017

Study: Vancomycin should be go-to drug for severe C diff

The drug may cut all-cause mortality in patients with severe C difficile infection.

Feb 02, 2017

Feb 02, 2017

News Scan for Feb 02, 2017

IDSA travel-ban concerns
Saudi MERS case
US vaccine support
Cholera vaccine in pregnancy
Respiratory infections & NSAIDs

Dec 08, 2016

Dec 08, 2016
Pulmonary tuberculosis x-ray

Guidance: Newer tests recommended for TB diagnosis

The guidelines include testing for latent TB, which may affect as many as 13 million Americans.

Sep 29, 2016

Sep 29, 2016
Zika mosquitoes

Zika funds finally pass amid more Florida cases

In another breaking development, the CDC today urged pregnant women to avoid nonessential travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries.

Sep 06, 2016

Sep 06, 2016
Drug development lab

Health groups urge Senate to pass antibiotics bill

The PATH Act would establish a new "limited population antibacterial drug approval pathway."

Aug 12, 2016

Aug 12, 2016

ASP News Scan for Aug 12, 2016

MRSA in people and pigs
New TB guidelines
HIV and drug-resistant TB

Jul 19, 2016

Jul 19, 2016
Patient on ventilator

IDSA: Use short course of antibiotics for hospital pneumonia

Hospital-acquired and ventilator-related pneumonia get a 7-day course, IDSA says.

Apr 14, 2016

Apr 14, 2016

News Scan for Apr 14, 2016

Antibiotic stewardship guidance
Yellow fever in Angola
MERS hospital outbreak study

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