News & Perspective

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 14, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 14, 2018

Staph bacteria in hog workers
CRP testing in Thailand, Myanmar
Preop screening for silent bacteriuria

Aug 22, 2017

Aug 22, 2017

Flu Scan for Aug 22, 2017

Prior year flu vaccination
H5N8 in South Africa
Global flu hot spots

Sep 09, 2016

Sep 09, 2016

ASP News Scan for Sep 09, 2016

Resistance evolution on video
Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella in blood
Prize for drug-resistance tests
Undercount of drug-resistance deaths
AMR genes in household dust
E coli in meat samples
Malaria decline, drug resistance
ESBL E coli on pig farms

May 21, 2010

Mar 25, 2008

Mar 25, 2008

US officials launch regional stockpile to fight H5N1 in Asia

(CIDRAP News) – The first of three US-funded supply stockpiles aimed at helping authorities in Asia stamp out avian influenza outbreaks opened near Bangkok today.

Eric John, the US ambassador to Thailand, spoke at a ceremony to open a Regional Distribution Center (RDC) in Chachoengsao province, in eastern Thailand, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported today.

Oct 11, 2005

Oct 11, 2005

Experts cite differences between H5N1 and ordinary flu

(CIDRAP News) – A recent and extensive review of research on H5N1 avian influenza in humans shows the illness differs from ordinary flu in several ways, besides the most obvious fact that it is far more deadly.

The report by a World Health Organization (WHO) committee says avian flu may have a longer incubation period and is more likely to cause diarrhea than typical flu viruses are, among other differences.

Jul 06, 2005

Jul 06, 2005

Wild birds could spread H5N1 virus beyond Asia, reports say

(CIDRAP News) – The recent outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza among wild waterfowl in western China could provide a launching pad to spread the disease throughout Asia and beyond, according to two reports published by leading science journals today.

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