News & Perspective

Aug 19, 2016

Aug 19, 2016

News Scan for Aug 19, 2016

MCR-1 in UTI in Switzerland
HPV vaccine acceptance
UN cholera lawsuit immunity

Aug 08, 2016

Aug 08, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 08, 2016

MCR-1 in Brazil
M genitalium resistance

Aug 05, 2016

Aug 05, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 05, 2016

MCR-1 in Scotland
Resistance levels in E coli

Aug 02, 2016

Aug 02, 2016
Holstein cattle

Latest MCR-1 findings include highly resistant isolate

One isolate was also resistant to beta-lactams, fluoroquinolones, and florfenicol.

Jul 28, 2016

Jul 28, 2016

News Scan for Jul 28, 2016

MCR-1 in Hong Kong
College mumps response

Jul 26, 2016

Jul 26, 2016
Raw poultry

German researchers identify 402 MCR-1 isolates

The MCR-1 gene was most prevalent in poultry, with 10.7% of turkey isolates and 5.6% of broiler isolates testing positive.

Jul 11, 2016

Jul 11, 2016
E coli

MCR-1 gene found in human sample in US for 2nd time

Italian researchers, meanwhile, said they detected a variant of the MCR-1 gene.

Jul 07, 2016

Jul 07, 2016
Calf and pig

Researchers in Belgium identify novel colistin-resistance gene

Researchers discover a new gene distinct from MCR-1 that can confer colistin resistance and dub it MCR-2.

Jul 01, 2016

Jul 01, 2016
PCR testing

MCR-1 detected in Salmonella in Portugal, E coli in Brazil

In Portugal, 11 human samples tested positive, and in Brazil the isolates were from poultry not given polymyxins.

Jun 24, 2016

Jun 24, 2016
flying seagull

MCR-1 findings in gulls show mobility of resistance threat

Other reports noted detections in hospital patients, sick chickens, and retail meat samples.

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