News & Perspective

Apr 16, 2019

Apr 16, 2019
Laboratory scientist

Achaogen bankruptcy raises worry over antibiotic pipeline

The antibiotic market is broken, one expert said. "Policymakers must take this as a clarion call to act now."

Apr 15, 2019

Apr 15, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 15, 2019

AMR and climate change
MDR pathogens in petting zoos
Drug-resistant bloodstream infections
MDRO on patients' hands
Europe-Duke joint venture

Apr 12, 2019

Apr 12, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 12, 2019

Macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma
MRSA rapid tests
Penicillin allergy mislabeling
New York MCR-1 E coli cases
Outpatient antibiotics in Massachusetts

Apr 11, 2019

Apr 11, 2019
Nurse silhouette on curtain

Resistant microbes commonly found on hospital privacy curtains

MDRO contamination rates ranged from 11.9% to 28.5% across 6 facilities.

Apr 10, 2019

Apr 10, 2019
Candida auris

Novel antifungal shows early promise against Candida auris

Though success has been shown in only 2 patients, recruitment of more patients is under way.

Apr 09, 2019

Apr 09, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 09, 2019

New York MCR-1 E coli cases
Outpatient antibiotics in Massachusetts

Apr 08, 2019

Apr 08, 2019
Telemedicine via smart phone

Study finds high rate of antibiotic prescribing in kids' telemedicine visits

New study shows that children with acute respiratory infections were more likely to receive an antibiotic via telemedicine.

Apr 05, 2019

Apr 05, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 05, 2019

Animal antibiotics legislation
Panning prophylactic azithromycin
Staphylococcus breakpoints
Antibiotics for flu in young kids
Pediatric C diff risk factors
Stewardship in nursing homes
US MDR-TB treatment
Metrics for pediatric stewardship
Lack of water, sanitation in hospitals
Stewardship in French ICUs
Rapid diagnostics partnership
Resistance genes in live poultry
Illegal antibiotic Rx in Sri Lanka
Apr 05, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 05, 2019

Animal antibiotics legislation
Panning prophylactic azithromycin
Staphylococcus breakpoints
Antibiotics for flu in young kids
Pediatric C diff risk factors

Apr 04, 2019

Apr 04, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 04, 2019

Stewardship in nursing homes
US MDR-TB treatment

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