News & Perspective

Jun 12, 2017

Jun 12, 2017
Hospital room sink

ICU-room sink removal may cut bacterial colonization

Removing sinks and using a "water-free" method of care reduced colonization with gram-negative bacilli.

Dec 14, 2016

Dec 14, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 14, 2016

Carbapenem-resistant A baumannii
Fewer hospital-acquired infections
Proton-pump inhibitors and ESBL-E

Nov 10, 2016

Nov 10, 2016
cystic fibrosis

Study describes spread of drug-resistant bug that infects cystic fibrosis patients

The bacterium may have recently evolved to spread person to person, as it becomes more virulent.