News & Perspective

May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 23, 2018

NDM plus MCR-1 in E coli
C diff and sharps containers

May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018
Free-range chickens

Chinese scientists find 2 MCR genes on same plasmid

Similar plasmids were found in a hospitalized patient and in hospital sewage.

Apr 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 18, 2018

New colistin resistance gene
More MCR-1 in China
E coli in Iranian dairy products

Mar 15, 2018

Mar 15, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 15, 2018

MCR-4, MCR-5 in China
Award for blood infection test
Antibiotics and Staph biofilms

Mar 02, 2018

Mar 02, 2018
Drug-resistant Shigella

MCR-1-carrying Shigella found in China

The authors say that finding MCR-1 in Shigella flexneri from pig feces suggests it could be circulating on Chinese farms and beyond.

Nov 20, 2017

Nov 20, 2017
DNA molecules

Study describes emergence, spread of MCR-1 gene

Isolates shared a background that took shape in 2006, when MCR-1 was first mobilized.

Oct 10, 2017

Oct 10, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 10, 2017

MCR-1 in US, China patients
MDROs in nursing homes
Infections in African kids

Sep 29, 2017

Sep 29, 2017
E coli on lettuce

Study finds MCR-1 is widespread in Chinese ecosystem

Transmission chain mapping points to prolonged colistin use in livestock and poultry.

Jun 28, 2017

Jun 28, 2017
Pig closeup

New colistin resistance gene identified in China

The authors of the study say they're concerned the gene may already be widely disseminated.

May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017
Asian boy in hospital

Hospital outbreak of MCR-1 Klebsiella reported in China

Scientists say it's the first MCR-1 hospital outbreak.

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