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Jan 04, 2010

Jan 04, 2010

MRSA clone in food animals worrisome, expert says

(CIDRAP News) – The emergence and wide spread of a new clone of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in food animals is a worrisome development that should be watched closely, one of the strain's lead researchers has warned in a medical journal.

Dec 23, 2011

Dec 01, 2015

Dec 01, 2015

News Scan for Dec 01, 2015

Saudi MERS case
Hawaii dengue outbreak
Invasive pneumonia risk
MRSA carriers

Dec 18, 2015

Dec 18, 2015
Antibiotic syringe and farm quail

More MCR-1 findings lead to calls to ban ag use of colistin

The worrisome MCR-1 resistance gene has spread to distant regions, even Africa, rather quickly.

Mar 03, 2016

Mar 03, 2016

News Scan for Mar 03, 2016

Blood infections in Wisconsin
MCR-1 in retail chicken
New Saudi MERS case
Chikungunya-dengue co-infections
Ebola funeral cluster

Oct 17, 2016

Oct 17, 2016

News Scan for Oct 17, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
ESBL-E in travelers
Cholera in Haiti
Meningitis at UW-Madison
Afghan polio campaign

Oct 20, 2016

Oct 20, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Oct 20, 2016

XDR-TB in Romania
Pediatric C diff
Improper STI treatment

Nov 10, 2016

Nov 10, 2016
cystic fibrosis

Study describes spread of drug-resistant bug that infects cystic fibrosis patients

The bacterium may have recently evolved to spread person to person, as it becomes more virulent.

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