News & Perspective

Dec 29, 2017

Dec 29, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 29, 2017

Bactericidal vs. bacteriostatic drugs
HAI and medical gear
Antibiotic use in Chinese hospitals
Dec 29, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 29, 2017

Bactericidal vs bacteriostatic drugs
HAI and medical gear

Dec 28, 2017

Dec 28, 2017

Paper suggests antibiotic alternatives should focus on mild infections

Milder infections aren't as hard to treat as multi-drug resistant ones and might be easier targets for new therapies.

Dec 28, 2017

News Scan for Dec 28, 2017

US E coli outbreak
Antibiotic use in Chinese hospitals
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Hurricane recovery progress

Dec 21, 2017

Dec 21, 2017
Throat exam

Study: For kids with respiratory infections, broader isn't better

Broad-spectrum antibiotics didn't produce better clinical or patient-centered results.

Dec 20, 2017

Dec 20, 2017
Scrubbing up hand washing

FDA finalizes rule on healthcare antiseptics

The FDA bans the marketing of OTC antiseptics containing triclosan and 23 other active antimicrobial agents.

Dec 19, 2017

Dec 19, 2017

News Scan for Dec 19, 2017

More monkeypox
Contaminated rattlesnake pills
Resistant gonorrhea
H5N1 in Cambodia
Madagascar plague

Dec 18, 2017

Dec 18, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 18, 2017

Candida auris cases rise
Reduced antibiotics in fast-food beef
MDRO readmission

Dec 15, 2017

Dec 15, 2017
Doctor writing in patient's chart

Experts call for new approach to regulating fecal transplants

A 3-track system would offer key advantages to the FDA's approach, the experts say.

Dec 15, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 15, 2017

Rifampicin for Staph bacteremia
VRE in the ICU
ICU antibiotic stewardship
More puppy Campylobacter
Better antibiotic drug trials
Vaccines to fight AMR
Asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment guide
Antimicrobial resistance workshop

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