News & Perspective

May 03, 2019

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

Apr 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019

New metric aims to simplify how global resistance is measured

The Drug Resistance Index shows disparities in the effectiveness of antibiotics in high- and low-income countries.

Apr 17, 2019

Apr 17, 2019

Report highlights lack of access to antibiotics

Barriers in many countries limit treatment options and prevent people from getting the antibiotics they need.

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.

Mar 01, 2019

Mar 01, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 01, 2019

Antibiotic stewardship and C diff
CPE activity increases in Europe
Resistant gonorrhea in Europe
Antibiotic treatment for UTIs
XDR infection deaths
Asia-Pacific stewardship grants
Metro-area CRE movement
Benefits of penicillin skin testing
Fewer antibiotics for bacteremia
New CARB-X expertise

Feb 28, 2019

Feb 28, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 28, 2019

Resistant gonorrhea in Europe
Antibiotic treatment for UTIs
XDR infection deaths
Asia-Pacific stewardship grants

Dec 31, 2018

Dec 31, 2018

News Scan for Dec 31, 2018

Deadly superbug in Brazilian ICU
Avian flu in Vietnam, Taiwan, India

Dec 14, 2018

Dec 14, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 14, 2018

Staph bacteria in hog workers
CRP testing in Thailand, Myanmar
Preop screening for silent bacteriuria
Susceptibility testing platforms
De-escalation and patient outcome
Highly concerning ICU sepsis
Resistant Klebsiella in pets, people

Dec 11, 2018

Dec 11, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 11, 2018

Susceptibility testing platforms
De-escalation and patient outcome
Highly concerning ICU sepsis
Resistant Klebsiella in pets, people

Dec 07, 2018

Dec 07, 2018
Klebsiella pneumoniae

Deadly, highly resistant Klebsiella found in Indian hospital

The findings are the first reported of the hypervirulent, highly resistant strain outside of China.

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