News & Perspective

Jun 21, 2019

Jun 21, 2019
Pharmacist and patient

Poll: US public aware of antibiotic resistance but sketchy on details

Nearly half of respondent (45%) haven't taken antibiotics as prescribed.

Jun 21, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 21, 2019

Ambulatory care stewardship
Point-of-care testing

Jun 20, 2019

Jun 20, 2019
Jersey cows

FAO launches new vehicle to fund antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobials are needed to ensure food security, but they need to be used responsibly, an FAO official says.

Jun 20, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 20, 2019

ER, urgent care stewardship
Resistant E coli in Dutch livestock

Jun 19, 2019

Jun 19, 2019
Rats foraging in garbage bag

Urban wildlife may add to antibiotic resistance threat

Most samples from wildlife in Nairobi carried multidrug-resistant E coli.

Jun 18, 2019

Jun 18, 2019
Global antibiotic prescribing

New AWaRe tool aims to guide antibiotic use globally

WHO director: "All countries must strike a balance between ensuring access to life-saving antibiotics and slowing drug resistance."

Jun 18, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 18, 2019

Rapid test for bloodstream infections
Funds for new antibiotic class
Resistant E coli in Alaskan gulls

Jun 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019
Salmonella colonies in petrie dish

Colistin-resistance gene MCR-3.1 makes US appearance

The sample was from 2014, so the discovery has implications for the US spread of colistin resistance.

Jun 14, 2019
Gut microbiome

FDA issues alert after fecal microbiota transplant death

One patient is dead and one ill after contracting drug-resistant E coli after FMT.

Jun 14, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 14, 2019

Nebraska superbug warning
Urine culture stewardship
Candida auris spread

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