News & Perspective

Oct 07, 2019

Oct 07, 2019
Chinese pharmacy

Chinese study finds no prescription necessary in many pharmacies

Findings suggest efforts to reign in non-prescription antibiotic sales could face an uphill climb.

Sep 20, 2019

Sep 20, 2019
Ducks on motorcycle in Asia

Antibiotic resistance in farm animals tied to global hot spots

"India and China are by far the biggest hot spots of antimicrobial resistance in animals."

Sep 13, 2019

Sep 13, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 13, 2019

India joins antibiotic R&D hub
Resistant infections in African infants
Antibiotics in UK poultry
Chick-fil-A antibiotic-free
Resistant E coli in sewage
Fluoroquinolones and leaky heart valves
Meropenem for bacterial meningitis
Antibiotics and flu vaccine response
Treating complex abdominal infection

Aug 14, 2019

Aug 14, 2019
Peru TB detection

FDA approves new drug for highly resistant tuberculosis

The shorter, simpler regimen with the new drug is poised to improve treatment against a difficult disease and to lower costs.

Aug 13, 2019

Aug 13, 2019

Study: Genetic adaptations primed C diff for hospital transmission

Genomic analysis suggests C difficile strains that have spread in hospitals belong to an emerging species.

Jul 19, 2019

Jul 19, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 19, 2019

Stewardship survey results
Non-prescription antibiotic sales in Ethiopia
FDA approves new combo antibacterial
New Candida auris clade
Pharmacist review and antibiotic use
Rise in Candida auris cases
New AMR plan in Wales
Chinese probiotics

Jul 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019

News Scan for Jul 15, 2019

US measles
Missed childhood vaccines
Chinese probiotics

Jun 21, 2019

Jun 21, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 21, 2019

Ambulatory care stewardship
Point-of-care testing

Jun 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019
Salmonella colonies in petrie dish

Colistin-resistance gene MCR-3.1 makes US appearance

The sample was from 2014, so the discovery has implications for the US spread of colistin resistance.

Jun 04, 2019

Jun 04, 2019

News Scan for Jun 04, 2019

Antibiotics in hamburger meat
Chikungunya vaccine award
Zika vaccine candidate
Medical mask contamination

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