News & Perspective

Jan 25, 2019

Jan 25, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 25, 2019

Bon Appetit's antibiotics update
Antibiotic-resistant Brucella
New STI test cleared
KFC fulfills antibiotics pledge
Benefit of C diff prevention
Prescribing drop in England
Candida auris increase
Antibiotics for respiratory infections
UTI treatment in older adults
Super donors for fecal transplant
Resistant cholera in Ghana
Jan 25, 2019

News Scan for Jan 25, 2019

More Saudi MERS cases
Polio in Pakistan, Nigeria
Bon Appetit's antibiotics update

Jan 24, 2019

Jan 24, 2019
British pounds and drugs

UK aims to cut antibiotics 15% in 5-year AMR plan

The plan calls for a 10% reduction in antibiotic-resistant infections in people by 2025.

Jan 24, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 24, 2019

Antibiotic-resistant Brucella
New STI test cleared
KFC fulfills antibiotics pledge

Jan 23, 2019

Jan 23, 2019
Dispensing pills in hospital

Switch to oral antibiotics in bacteremia not tied to worse outcomes

Outcomes were similar in the 2 groups, but oral-step-down patients had shorter stays.

Jan 23, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 23, 2019

Benefit of C diff prevention
Prescribing drop in England
Candida auris increase

Jan 22, 2019

Jan 22, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 22, 2019

Antibiotics for respiratory infections
UTI treatment in older adults
Super donors for fecal transplant
Resistant cholera in Ghana

Jan 18, 2019

Jan 18, 2019
H1N1 influenza

Experts on watch for resistance to new flu drug

Japanese researchers describe two H3N2 flu viruses with mutations that may increase antiviral resistance.

Jan 18, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 18, 2019

New CARB-X funding
VRE in Swiss hospitals
Antibiotic overprescribing in tots
Fast track for new C diff drug
Stewardship in pediatric surgery
MRSA decline in Germany
Antibiotic resistance on pig farms
Resistance genes in Bolivian river
Stewardship in English hospitals
Whiff of C diff in pets
Fecal microbiota transplant trial
Jan 18, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 18, 2019

New CARB-X funding
VRE in Swiss hospitals

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