News & Perspective

Sep 14, 2018

Sep 14, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 14, 2018

UK-India diagnostics effort
Probiotics and antibiotic use in kids
Candida auris in New York
Resistance and rising temps
European One Health AMR plan
India bans combo drugs
MDR bacteria in farmed salmon
Resistant E coli in dogs
Essential-antibiotic price hike
Antibiotics and cough
Piperacillin-tazobactam trial results
Double antibiotic for pneumonia
C diff in food animals
Accessible antimicrobial resistance data

May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018
Ibuprofen tablets

Ibuprofen alone not an option for simple UTIs, study finds

A Scandinavian study finds that ibuprofen is not a suitable alternative to antibiotics for UTIs.

Nov 03, 2017

Nov 03, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 03, 2017

Livestock-related MRSA
Antimicrobial stewardship recognition
IV antibiotics for UTIs
MRSA vaccine candidate
MCR-1 in pigs
MRSA and patient-sharing
Pneumonia overprescribing
New CARB-X funding
Hospital ASPs
Wales superbug deaths decline
Antibiotics in nursing homes

Oct 19, 2017

Oct 19, 2017

News Scan for Oct 19, 2017

Plague in Madagascar
Marburg deaths in Uganda
CDC Zika guidance update
Animal agriculture threat report
Gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance

Oct 06, 2017

Oct 06, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 06, 2017

Antimicrobial use in Danish animals
UTI susceptibility test
Kidney injury and antibiotics

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

Aug 29, 2017

Aug 29, 2017
Cows feeding

Report outlines steps to reduce antibiotic use on the farm

The roadmap includes 11 recommendations on antibiotic use in food animals split into 3 key areas.

Aug 04, 2017

Aug 04, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Aug 04, 2017

Molecular diagnostics for TB
Australian drug stewardship report
Diagnostic stewardship
Animal antibiotics in Denmark
Key role for vaccines
Stewardship in US hospitals
Resistant E coli
Death and MDR-TB

Aug 03, 2017

Aug 03, 2017
Pipetting for DNA testing

More colistin-resistance genes identified in Europe

Scientists report the first detection of MCR-4, as well as MCR-3 in Denmark and Italy.

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