News & Perspective

Mar 16, 2018

Mar 16, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 16, 2018

MCR-4, MCR-5 in China
Award for blood infection test
Antibiotics and Staph biofilms
VRE bacteremia treatment
Drug-resistant bacteria in urine
Infection risk tool and stewardship
Multidrug resistance in Ghana

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 14, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 14, 2018

VRE bacteremia treatment, prevention
Drug-resistant bacteria in urine

Feb 07, 2018

Feb 07, 2018
Swans and Windsor Castle

High-path avian flu outbreaks reported in Mideast, Asia, Europe

A UK outbreak involves swans from a flock owned by Queen Elizabeth at Windsor.

Dec 15, 2017

Dec 15, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 15, 2017

Rifampicin for Staph bacteremia
VRE in the ICU
ICU antibiotic stewardship
More puppy Campylobacter
Better antibiotic drug trials
Vaccines to fight AMR
Asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment guide
Antimicrobial resistance workshop

Jan 25, 2017

Jan 25, 2017
Farm pheasant

H5N8, other strains strike birds in Europe, Japan, Israel

The UK reported H5N8 avian flu on a pheasant farm housing 10,000 birds.

Dec 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016
Gray heron

Greece and Bulgaria latest countries to report avian flu outbreaks

Meanwhile, many countries across Europe and Asia continue to battle outbreaks of several strains.

Oct 07, 2016

Oct 07, 2016

ASP News Scan for Oct 07, 2016

High-dose colistin treatment
Microbiome stewardship research
BARDA funds rapid diagnostic test
Resistant Shigella
AMR and poverty
MRSA in UK pork
Online antibiotic Rx

Feb 02, 2015

Feb 02, 2015
Sampling duck for avian flu

Avian flu findings reported in 6 far-flung nations

Avian flu caused by various strains was confirmed in the US, UK, Israel, Japan, Bulgaria, and South Korea.

Sep 10, 2013

Sep 10, 2013

News Scan for Sep 10, 2013

Possible MERS vaccine candidate
US Cyclospora cases
More poliovirus in Israel
UK drug-resistance plan

Jan 07, 2011

Jan 07, 2011

CDC gives mixed report on US flu activity

(CIDRAP News) – US health officials today gave a mixed report on influenza activity for last week, saying overall activity decreased slightly but more states reported widespread flu than the week before.

In Europe, meanwhile, flu activity increased in several countries, and the United Kingdom and Denmark reported high flu circulation, according to the World Health Organization's (WHO's) European Regional Office.

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