News & Perspective

May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018
Doctor dispensing single pill

Report: Fragile supply chain causing antibiotic shortages, resistance threat

Some patients are getting inferior antibiotics, the authors say.

May 31, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 31, 2018

VIM-producing Pseudomonas
Multidrug resistance in France

May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018
Pigs in mud

FAO chief urges wiser antibiotic use in food animals

Also, the FAO, WHO, and OIE agree to strengthen their collaboration on antimicrobial resistance.

May 30, 2018

News Scan for May 30, 2018

Antibiotics and protein production
Nipah deaths in India
China scarlet fever

May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 29, 2018

European antibiotic use
NICU stewardship
Modified urine-culture reports
Stewardship in PharmD curricula
Fatal Elizabethkingia and prescribing

May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018
Premature infant

Data show vast majority of preemies treated with antibiotics

Almost 80% of premature infants get early antibiotic treatment, with little change in recent years.

May 25, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 25, 2018

MCR-1, MCR-3 in Korea
Scottish stewardship program
Hypervirulent, XDR Klebsiella in Taiwan
Antibiotics in McDonald's beef
NDM plus MCR-1 in E coli
C diff and sharps containers
New CARB-X support
Antibiotics and gastroenteritis
May 25, 2018

News Scan for May 25, 2018

Nipah virus in India
Salmonella and kratom
New US pediatric flu death
MCR-1, MCR-3 in Korea
Polio in Nigeria

May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 24, 2018

Scottish stewardship program
Hypervirulent, XDR Klebsiella in Taiwan
Antibiotics in McDonald's beef

May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018
Thermometer in the sun

Study finds antibiotic resistance rise tied to hotter temps

"After controlling for [other] factors, we still find that temperature is a strong predictor of antibiotic resistance."

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