News & Perspective

Oct 27, 2017

Oct 27, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 27, 2017

Hospital antibiotic consumption
Antibiotic use, resistance indicators
Prolonged antibiotics for sepsis
Resistant bacteria in seafood
MRSA vaccine candidate
Provider role in CRE spread
Airborne resistant pathogens
Patient movement and C diff
Resistant salmonella in pigs
Antimicrobial resistance research awards

Oct 26, 2017

Oct 26, 2017
Emergency room care

Antibiotics, EDs linked to community C diff infections

The data show emergency department visits, among other factors, increase C difficile risk.

Oct 26, 2017

News Scan for Oct 26, 2017

H7N9 mutations
Flu vaccine effectiveness in Australia
Measles in Somalia, globally
Flood-linked leptospirosis
Oct 26, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 26, 2017

Antibiotic use, resistance indicators
Prolonged antibiotics for sepsis
Resistant bacteria in seafood

Oct 25, 2017

Oct 25, 2017
Vaccine older patient

ACIP gives nod to new shingles vaccine, 3rd MMR dose for outbreaks

Panel gives a preference to Shingrix and recommends MMR for mumps outbreaks.

Oct 25, 2017
Surgery

Genomic data may help reveal hidden MRSA outbreaks

The technique could be used to detect outbreaks while they're happening.

Oct 25, 2017

News Scan for Oct 25, 2017

Brazil yellow fever
Marburg in Uganda
NYC Legionnaires' outbreak
Antivirals for H7N9
Hurricane-related alert
Oct 25, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 25, 2017

MRSA vaccine candidate
Provider role in CRE spread
Airborne resistant pathogens

Oct 24, 2017

Oct 24, 2017
Global Health Security Agenda meeting

Report details US, global steps to prevent next pandemic

The PATH analysis discusses progress, outlines the risk, and recommends key actions.

Oct 24, 2017

Flu Scan for Oct 24, 2017

High-risk flu and antivirals
Severe influenza C cases
US H7N9 risk

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