News & Perspective

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 10, 2019

XDRO registry simulation
ExPEC vaccine trial
Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis review
Cumulative antibiotic use
IV antibiotics in heart failure
Australian antibiotic use, resistance
MCR-9 gene in Salmonella
Carbapenem de-escalation
Candida auris death rate
Shorter antibiotic course for UTI
Nursing home stewardship
Candida auris funding

May 09, 2019

May 09, 2019
Bacteriophages infecting a bacterium

Scientists use engineered phages to help save teen

The girl was beset with a multidrug-resistant non-TB Mycobacterium infection, and doctors had run out of tools.

May 09, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 09, 2019

Cumulative antibiotic use
IV antibiotics in heart failure
Australian antibiotic use, resistance

May 08, 2019

May 08, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 08, 2019

MCR-9 gene in Salmonella
Carbapenem de-escalation

May 07, 2019

May 07, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 07, 2019

Candida auris death rate
Shorter antibiotic course for UTI

May 06, 2019

May 06, 2019
Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria

Clinical trial finds gentamicin inferior to ceftriaxone for gonorrhea

But gentamicin combined with azithromycin might be appropriate for some patients.

May 06, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 06, 2019

Nursing home stewardship
Candida auris funding

May 03, 2019

May 03, 2019
Nurse dispensing pills

Experts urge approval of hospital antibiotic stewardship requirement

PACCARB experts cite a critical need for mandatory, not voluntary, stewardship programs.

May 03, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 03, 2019

Carbapenem reduction strategy
Quinolone ear drop risks
MDR Shigella in Vermont
US Candida auris uptick
Pause for antibiotic candidate
Fewer antibiotics for neonatal sepsis
Surgical prophylaxis risks
Rapid test for optimal antibiotics
CARB-X funding rounds
CRE infection outcomes
Reduced antibiotic for bacteriuria
May 03, 2019

News Scan for May 03, 2019

WHO H5N1 flu confirmation
Carbapenem reduction strategy
More polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan
Flu imprinting research
Mayaro virus in South America

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