News & Perspective

Mar 14, 2019

Mar 14, 2019
Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria

Trial data support shorter drug-resistant TB regimen

Short-course therapy led to a favorable outcome in 79% of patients, compared with 80% in long-course patients.

Dec 31, 2018

Dec 31, 2018

News Scan for Dec 31, 2018

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

Nov 02, 2018

Nov 02, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 02, 2018

Testing for very resistant TB
Antibiotic prescribing in Ontario
Antibiotics for COPD
MCR resistance genes in Vietnam
Cefto-tazo for MDR Pseudomonas
Drug-resistant UTIs
Hospital antifungal stewardship
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas
Decline in pediatric Staph, MRSA
Candida auris uptick

Oct 31, 2018

Oct 31, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 31, 2018

Antibiotics for COPD
MCR resistance genes in Vietnam
Cefto-tazo for MDR Pseudomonas

Jun 15, 2018

Jun 15, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 15, 2018

Nurses' role in stewardship
Antibiotics for nursing home residents
Less common CRE pathogens
Pharmacists' role in stewardship
Canadian stewardship success
Stand-by antibiotics
Individualized risk assessment
Carbapenem-focused stewardship
Colistin-resistant E coli in Vietnam
Influenza-MRSA coinfection in kids
Combo therapy for resistant Klebsiella

Apr 13, 2018

Apr 13, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 13, 2018

MDR infections in cirrhosis
Antibiotics in treated manure
Carbapenem resistance in German hospital
Overreporting C difficile
MCR-1 in travelers
Drivers of irrational antibiotic use
MCR-5 in Chinese pigs
Drug combo shows promise
Infections, antimicrobial use in Scottish nursing homes
Superbugs in nursing homes

Apr 12, 2018

Apr 12, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 12, 2018

Overreporting C difficile
MCR-1 in travelers
Drivers of irrational antibiotic use

Feb 23, 2018

Feb 23, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 23, 2018

Improper prescribing in kids
XDR Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Cost-effective C diff treatment
Latent TB guidelines
Antibiotic screening method
CDC antibiotic stewardship course
Diagnostic codes and prescribing
New CARB-X funding
MRSA bacteremia and race
AMR threats in Asia-Pacific
Parasite drug effective for staph

Nov 20, 2017

Nov 20, 2017
DNA molecules

Study describes emergence, spread of MCR-1 gene

Isolates shared a background that took shape in 2006, when MCR-1 was first mobilized.

Nov 14, 2017

Nov 14, 2017

News Scan for Nov 14, 2017

Real-time resistance tracker
Salmonella in calves
Drug-resistant malaria controversy
Hepatitis A in California

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