News & Perspective

Nov 30, 2017

Nov 30, 2017
Salmonella

Analysis offers an alternative history for ampicillin resistance

Resistance in Salmonella may have begun before the antibiotic was ever used in people.

Nov 29, 2017

Nov 29, 2017
Piglets on hay

Repeat livestock-related Staph infection raises questions

The drug-resistant strain has emerged recently on pig farms but has rarely caused human illness.

Nov 29, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 29, 2017

Antibiotics and babies' gut microbiome
Stewardship metrics guide
Ambulance antibiotics for sepsis

Nov 28, 2017

Nov 28, 2017
Oral capsule

Fecal transplant by capsule may match colonoscopy for C diff

Rates of prevention of recurrent C diff were similar, with fewer side effects.

Nov 27, 2017

Nov 27, 2017
Chest auscultation stethoscope

Study says 4 factors could aid pneumonia diagnosis, cut antibiotics

Fever, crackling in the lungs, high pulse, and low blood oxygen may be predictive.

Nov 27, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 27, 2017

Protecting the gut from antibiotics
Cost of C diff in kids
MDR-TB in Europe

Nov 24, 2017

Nov 24, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 24, 2017

C diff and stewardship
Clinical decision support
EMR protocol and C diff rates
Rise in Candida auris cases
Stewardship via telemedicine

Nov 22, 2017

Nov 22, 2017
Blurry patient on gurney in hospital

Study confirms, clarifies pathways in 2008 superbug outbreak

Researchers detail both intra-hospital and between-facility disease transmission.

Nov 22, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 22, 2017

C diff and stewardship
Clinical decision support
EMR protocol and C diff rates

Nov 21, 2017

Nov 21, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 21, 2017

Rise in Candida auris cases
Stewardship via telemedicine

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