News & Perspective

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

Nov 20, 2017

Nov 20, 2017
DNA molecules

Study describes emergence, spread of MCR-1 gene

Isolates shared a background that took shape in 2006, when MCR-1 was first mobilized.

Nov 17, 2017

Nov 17, 2017
Neutrophil ingesting MRSA

Survey highlights progress on national AMR action plans

Over 90% of the world's population live in a nation that has created or is working on an action plan.

Nov 17, 2017
TB xray

Global health ministers commit to end TB

Commitments included scaling up research investments and building a framework for country accountability on steps to reach the declaration's goals.

Nov 17, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 17, 2017

Primary care stewardship
No-touch superbug disinfection
Surgical antimicrobial prescribing
Ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea
E coli ST131
Single-room ICU design
ECDC CRE guidance
European research funding
Optimal MDR-TB treatment
Real-time resistance tracker
Salmonella in calves
Drug-resistant malaria controversy
US AMR progress
Antimicrobial use in Northern Ireland
Resistance in space
Nov 17, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 17, 2017

Primary care stewardship
No-touch superbug disinfection
Surgical antimicrobial prescribing

Nov 16, 2017

Nov 16, 2017
Bacteriophages

To save a life, doctors turn to bacteria-killing viruses

Scientists can't be sure phage therapy saved a man's life, but it holds much promise in treating dangerous superbugs.

Nov 16, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 16, 2017

Ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea
E coli ST131 in China
Single-room ICU design

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