News & Perspective

Apr 12, 2018

Apr 12, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 12, 2018

Overreporting C difficile
MCR-1 in travelers
Drivers of irrational antibiotic use

Apr 06, 2018

Apr 06, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 06, 2018

UK antibiotic Rx letter
MRSA racial disparities
ESBL Klebsiella vs ESBL E coli
Defensive prescribing
C diff drop with diagnostic stewardship
AMR levels in Cambodian kids
Global spread of MCR gene
CARB-X diagnostics funding
Antibiotics and kids' allergies

Apr 05, 2018

Apr 05, 2018
Scientist holding DNA sequence

Analysis reveals mechanisms behind pan-resistant pathogen

The isolate belongs to a strain of MDR Klebsiella that has spread globally.

Apr 05, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 05, 2018

MRSA racial disparities
ESBL Klebsiella vs ESBL E coli

Apr 03, 2018

Apr 03, 2018
carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

CDC says its steps have limited the spread of 'nightmare' bacteria

The CDC says it needs to respond faster, earlier with each new threat.

Mar 23, 2018

Mar 23, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 23, 2018

Contact precautions and resistance
Antimicrobial use on farms
CARB-X funds antibiotic candidate
Resistance surveillance in poor nations
MDR-TB treatment outcomes
New stewardship e-book
Sepsis, diagnostics technology
Resistant TB in Europe
Appropriate C diff testing
Fast sepsis detection

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 14, 2018
Scientist with bacteria cultures

US surveillance finds low level of worrisome resistant bacterium

The finding "affords us the opportunity to be aggressive about prevention."

Mar 09, 2018

Mar 09, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 09, 2018

Animal antibiotic use in Cambodia
MDR bacteria in Italy
Guidance in C diff prevention
MCR-1, CPE in Portugal
New CARB-X funding
US antibiotic-resistance funds

Mar 08, 2018

Mar 08, 2018
Nurse and outpatient

Needle hasn't moved on US outpatient antibiotic prescribing

For the top three antibiotics, usage was much higher in winter than in summer.

Mar 08, 2018

News Scan for Mar 08, 2018

Animal antibiotic use in Cambodia
Hospital MERS case
Brazilian yellow fever
105 new chicken salad illnesses

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