News & Perspective

Jun 21, 2019

Jun 21, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 21, 2019

Ambulatory care stewardship
Point-of-care testing

Jun 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019
Salmonella colonies in petrie dish

Colistin-resistance gene MCR-3.1 makes US appearance

The sample was from 2014, so the discovery has implications for the US spread of colistin resistance.

Jun 04, 2019

Jun 04, 2019

News Scan for Jun 04, 2019

Antibiotics in hamburger meat
Chikungunya vaccine award
Zika vaccine candidate
Medical mask contamination

May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 31, 2019

Superbugs and close contacts
Rapid susceptibility test
MRSA in VA hospitals, nursing homes
Reduced antibiotic use in UK pigs
Excessive post-discharge antibiotics
CPE surge in Hong Kong
STI antibiotic use
Prospective audit and feedback outcomes

May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 17, 2019

Northern Ireland AMR plan
Rapid susceptibility tests
Unnecessary abx for respiratory infections
Antibiotics in school beef
UK veterinary stewardship policy
Improper prescribing in seniors
Resistant TB testing in China
Antibiotic production partnership
MCR-1 in chickens, camels
New CARB-X funding
Grant for TB research

May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019

News Scan for May 15, 2019

UK veterinary stewardship policy
Improper prescribing in seniors
Resistant TB testing in China
Antibiotic production partnership
MCR-1 in chickens, camels

Apr 11, 2019

Apr 11, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 11, 2019

Macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma
MRSA rapid tests
Penicillin allergy mislabeling

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 03, 2019

Apr 03, 2019
Chinese hospital

Genetic sleuthing reveals rapid evolution of MDR Klebsiella outbreak

The authors didn't expect such rapid evolution and exchange of genes.

Apr 01, 2019

Apr 01, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 01, 2019

Rapid diagnostics partnership
Resistance genes in live poultry
Illegal antibiotic Rx in Sri Lanka

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