News & Perspective

May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019

News Scan for May 30, 2019

Polio emergency extension
MRSA in VA hospitals, nursing homes
Reduced antibiotic use in UK pigs

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 11, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 11, 2019

Macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma
MRSA rapid tests
Penicillin allergy mislabeling

Mar 14, 2019

Mar 14, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 14, 2019

MRSA in hospital roaches
Test for resistant gonorrhea
German funding for CARB-X

Mar 05, 2019

Mar 05, 2019
Wound care

CDC: Progress stalled against staph, MRSA infections

The rate of decline of MRSA bloodstream infections in US hospitals has slowed since 2012.

Mar 05, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 05, 2019

Empiric antibiotics and UTI
Surgery-linked resistant Pseudomonas
Preventing healthcare-related infection

Feb 18, 2019

Feb 18, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 18, 2019

Resistant bacteria in farm soil
Geographic MRSA risks
Readmission after C diff

Feb 14, 2019

Feb 14, 2019
Chlorhexidine mouthwash

Study: At-home decolonization cuts MRSA, other infections

Six months of decolonization lowered MRSA rates 30% and any type of infection 17%.

Feb 11, 2019

Feb 11, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 11, 2019

Drug-resistant Brucellosis
MDRO's in nursing homes, acute care

Jan 16, 2019

Jan 16, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 16, 2019

Stewardship in pediatric surgery
MRSA decline in Germany

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