News & Perspective

Dec 29, 2017

Dec 29, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 29, 2017

Bactericidal vs. bacteriostatic drugs
HAI and medical gear
Antibiotic use in Chinese hospitals
Dec 29, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 29, 2017

Bactericidal vs bacteriostatic drugs
HAI and medical gear

Dec 28, 2017

Dec 28, 2017

Paper suggests antibiotic alternatives should focus on mild infections

Milder infections aren't as hard to treat as multi-drug resistant ones and might be easier targets for new therapies.

Dec 28, 2017

News Scan for Dec 28, 2017

US E coli outbreak
Antibiotic use in Chinese hospitals
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Hurricane recovery progress

Dec 22, 2017

Dec 22, 2017
Blood test

Four groups get Longitude funds for point-of-care tests

Four research teams from India receive awards for point-of-care diagnostic tests, 3 of them focused on sepsis.

Dec 22, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 22, 2017

Drug-resistant priority pathogens
Long-term FMT success
Antibiotic choice for C diff
Resistant gonorrhea
Candida auris cases rise
Reduced antibiotics in fast-food beef
MDRO readmission
Dec 22, 2017

News Scan for Dec 22, 2017

Dengvaxia review planned
Saudi Arabia MERS
Drug-resistant priority pathogens
Polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan
Monkeypox effect on men

Dec 21, 2017

Dec 21, 2017
Throat exam

Study: For kids with respiratory infections, broader isn't better

Broad-spectrum antibiotics didn't produce better clinical or patient-centered results.

Dec 20, 2017

Dec 20, 2017
Scrubbing up hand washing

FDA finalizes rule on healthcare antiseptics

The FDA bans the marketing of OTC antiseptics containing triclosan and 23 other active antimicrobial agents.

Dec 20, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 20, 2017

Long-term FMT success
Antibiotic choice for C diff

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