News & Perspective

Apr 23, 2019

Apr 23, 2019

News Scan for Apr 23, 2019

Ebola total grows by 13
Diagnostic stewardship intervention
Polio in Pakistan
Third dose of MMR vaccine
MERS diagnostic delay

Jul 09, 2019

Jul 09, 2019
Drugs on pharmacy shelf

WHO adds new antibiotics to essential medicines list

Ceftazidime-avibactam, meropenem-vaborbactam, and plazomicin were added as "reserve" antibiotics.

Oct 18, 2018

Oct 18, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 18, 2018

Rapid susceptibility tests
AMR surveillance in South Korea
Biomarkers and sepsis management

Oct 16, 2018

Oct 16, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 16, 2018

C difficile on hospital bed sheets
Colistin resistance diagnostics
Dearth of point-of-care tests
New-antibiotic distribution

May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018

News Scan for May 15, 2018

Funding for rapid UTI test
Global flu holds steady
Infections in TB contacts

Mar 20, 2018

Mar 20, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 20, 2018

Resistant TB in Europe
Appropriate C diff testing
Fast sepsis detection

May 02, 2017

May 02, 2017

News Scan for May 02, 2017

Liberian illness cluster grows
Zika in dead infants
CRISPR bacteria detection

Sep 14, 2017

Sep 14, 2017
DNA amplification test

New rapid molecular test for MDR-TB shows promise

The fast, automated assay performs well against gold standard TB tests.

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