News & Perspective

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 22, 2019
standard precautions

VA study finds contact precautions don't affect MRSA in long-term care

The study also found that MRSA infections declined in all facilities, perhaps due to other prevention steps.

Sep 18, 2019

Sep 18, 2019

News Scan for Sep 18, 2019

Flu vaccine during pregnancy
AMR and universal health coverage
Staph bacteremia in Australia
Monoclonal antibodies for resistant infections

Mar 05, 2019

Mar 05, 2019
Wound care

CDC: Progress stalled against staph, MRSA infections

The rate of decline of MRSA bloodstream infections in US hospitals has slowed since 2012.

Mar 05, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 05, 2019

Empiric antibiotics and UTI
Surgery-linked resistant Pseudomonas
Preventing healthcare-related infection

Feb 14, 2019

Feb 14, 2019
Chlorhexidine mouthwash

Study: At-home decolonization cuts MRSA, other infections

Six months of decolonization lowered MRSA rates 30% and any type of infection 17%.

Feb 11, 2019

Feb 11, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 11, 2019

Drug-resistant Brucellosis
MDRO's in nursing homes, acute care

Jan 02, 2019

Jan 02, 2019

News Scan for Jan 02, 2019

Saudi MERS case
More acute flaccid myelitis
H9N2 infection in China
MRSA pneumonia screening
Gastroenteritis in elderly

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