News & Perspective

Jul 20, 2018

Jul 20, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 20, 2018

Swiss VRE outbreak
CRE screening
Drug-resistant yeast
Best antibiotic practices for farms
Colistin resistance and MCR-1
Antibiotic persistence in goat's milk
C diff treatment comparison
Antifungal stewardship
Funds for resistant UTI drug

Apr 06, 2006

Apr 06, 2006

Avian flu reaches Scotland as FAO reports progress

(CIDRAP News) – Deadly H5N1 avian influenza has infected a swan found on the coast of Scotland, the first time the virus has turned up in a wild bird in the British Isles, news services reported today.

The news came as the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported that efforts to control avian flu on poultry farms "are slowly proving successful," especially in Thailand, Vietnam, and China.

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