News & Perspective

May 06, 2019

May 06, 2019
Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria

Clinical trial finds gentamicin inferior to ceftriaxone for gonorrhea

But gentamicin combined with azithromycin might be appropriate for some patients.

May 06, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 06, 2019

Nursing home stewardship
Candida auris funding

May 03, 2019

May 03, 2019
Nurse dispensing pills

Experts urge approval of hospital antibiotic stewardship requirement

PACCARB experts cite a critical need for mandatory, not voluntary, stewardship programs.

May 03, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 03, 2019

Carbapenem reduction strategy
Quinolone ear drop risks
MDR Shigella in Vermont
US Candida auris uptick
Pause for antibiotic candidate
Fewer antibiotics for neonatal sepsis
Surgical prophylaxis risks
Rapid test for optimal antibiotics
CARB-X funding rounds
CRE infection outcomes
Reduced antibiotic for bacteriuria
May 03, 2019

News Scan for May 03, 2019

WHO H5N1 flu confirmation
Carbapenem reduction strategy
More polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan
Flu imprinting research
Mayaro virus in South America

May 02, 2019

May 02, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 02, 2019

Quinolone ear drop risks
MDR Shigella in Vermont

May 01, 2019

May 01, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 01, 2019

US Candida auris uptick
Pause for antibiotic candidate
Fewer antibiotics for neonatal sepsis
Surgical prophylaxis risks

Apr 30, 2019

Apr 30, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 30, 2019

Rapid test for optimal antibiotics
CARB-X funding rounds
CRE infection outcomes
Reduced antibiotics for bacteruria

Apr 29, 2019

Apr 29, 2019
Veterinarian on pig farm

UN report calls for urgent action against antimicrobial resistance

Taking a One Health approach, the authors say implementation of national action plans has been slow.

Apr 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 26, 2019

Outpatient antibiotic decline in Denmark
Inappropriate empiric therapy in Spain

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