News & Perspective

Oct 13, 2017

Oct 13, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 13, 2017

MDR pneumonia
ASPs in long-term care
Contact precautions for MRSA, VRE
Antimicrobial restrictions
New CARB-X funding
Preoperative antibiotics
MCR-1 in US, China patients
MDROs in nursing homes
Infections in African kids
Antibiotics for bloodstream infection

Oct 11, 2017

Oct 11, 2017

News Scan for Oct 11, 2017

Saudi MERS case
New H5N1, H9N2 cases
Preoperative antibiotics
Acting HHS secretary
Malaria trends in Africa

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.

Sep 28, 2017

Sep 28, 2017
Herd of cows

Experts suggest regulatory caps, user fees to cut animal antibiotics

New paper argues that a combination of caps, user fees, and limits on meat consumption could cut antibiotic use in food animals by 80%.

Sep 22, 2017

Sep 22, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 22, 2017

One Health stewardship
MRSA risk in the home
Resistant farm E coli in China
MDR malaria spread
Pediatric antimicrobial stewardship
New US Candida auris cases
Post-cesarean antibiotics
Point-of-care testing
Pneumonia vaccine and antibiotics
New vaginosis antibiotic
Gene sequencing for CRE
C diff and tetracyclines
Resistant E coli clone in kids
New pneumonia antibiotic
UK strep guidelines
Sep 22, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 22, 2017

One Health stewardship
MRSA risk in the home
Resistant farm E coli in China

Sep 08, 2017

Sep 08, 2017
Klebsiella pneumoniae

New Klebsiella strains 'worst-case scenario,' experts say

The worrisome, deadly Klebsiella pneumoniae strains reported in China last week could be a harbinger.

Aug 30, 2017

Aug 30, 2017
Sick patient

Hypervirulent, highly resistant Klebsiella identified in China

The hypervirulent, highly drug-resistant, and highly transmissible strains killed all 5 infected patients.

Aug 18, 2017

Aug 18, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Aug 18, 2017

Antifungal susceptibility testing
Bacteriophage therapy
Expanded AMR monitoring
MDR- and XDR-TB in China
Patient empowerment tool for hand hygiene
Recurrent C diff treatment
Multidrug-resistant BSIs in India

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