News & Perspective

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.

Apr 03, 2018
kratom capsules

Tainted kratom prompts first mandatory FDA food product recall

The FDA took the step after the company refused to voluntarily recall its products in the wake of positive lab tests for Salmonella.

Apr 02, 2018

Apr 02, 2018
Mumps parotid exam

New studies describe link between parotitis, flu

The findings "strongly suggest that parotitis can be added to the long list of syndromes caused by influenza."

Apr 02, 2018

News Scan for Apr 02, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
Flu prevention steps

Mar 30, 2018

Mar 30, 2018

News Scan for Mar 30, 2018

Influenza B surge
Options for recurrent malaria
Polio in Afghanistan

Mar 26, 2018

Mar 26, 2018
Baby boy in doctor's office

Parents less likely to vaccinate autistic kids, siblings

Of kids 7 years and older with autism, 82% got recommended vaccines by age 4, compared with 94% in those without autism.

Mar 23, 2018

Mar 23, 2018
E coli testing

CDC says some FoodNet Salmonella infections rising

Illnesses from Salmonella Javiana, Thompson, and Infantis have risen about 50% in 10 years.

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