News & Perspective

Oct 06, 2016

Oct 06, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 06, 2016

Microbiome stewardship research
BARDA funds rapid diagnostic test

Aug 24, 2016

Aug 24, 2016
Baby with thermometer

Genetic tests could speed infection diagnosis in infants

Two studies show the potential of genetics to quickly tell bacterial from viral infections in feverish infants.

Jun 30, 2016

Jun 30, 2016
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

FDA clears test for genetic markers of antibiotic resistance

The test checks patient specimens for the presence of 5 different genetic markers.

Jun 16, 2016

Jun 16, 2016
MRSA plates

Feds detail range of steps to limit antibiotic resistance

Steps include added lab capacity, a sequencing database, and boosts for drug development.