News & Perspective

Sep 14, 2018

Sep 14, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 14, 2018

UK-India diagnostics effort
Probiotics and antibiotic use in kids
Candida auris in New York
Resistance and rising temps
European One Health AMR plan
India bans combo drugs
MDR bacteria in farmed salmon
Resistant E coli in dogs
Essential-antibiotic price hike
Antibiotics and cough
Piperacillin-tazobactam trial results
Double antibiotic for pneumonia
C diff in food animals
Accessible antimicrobial resistance data

Sep 07, 2018

Sep 07, 2018
Capsules and syringe

Study provides data behind new MDR-TB guidance

Newer and repurposed drugs produced better results and fewer deaths than older treatments did.

Aug 31, 2018

Aug 31, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Aug 31, 2018

C diff testing in the NICU
Resistant gonorrhea in Europe
ESBL bacteria in sprouts
Antibiotic resistance risk factors
Business case for stewardship
UK FMT C diff guidelines
Pharmacist-led stewardship
Typhoid vaccine as stewardship tool
Web training for antibiotic stewardship
Chest x-ray and pneumonia
New antibiotic for intra-abdominal infections
Bedaquiline for MDR-TB
Australian stewardship study

Aug 20, 2018

Aug 20, 2018
MDR-TB detection

WHO revises MDR-TB treatment with focus on oral drugs

The changes prioritize newer medications and oral regimens over injectable drugs.

Aug 14, 2018

Aug 14, 2018
Trachoma campaign

Study: Mass antibiotic use limits but doesn't banish trachoma

Possible reasons why elimination failed include water and sanitation problems and exposure to people who didn't take part in the treatment program.

Aug 14, 2018

News Scan for Aug 14, 2018

More polio in Papua New Guinea
MERS camel contact findings
Complicated UTI treatment trial

Jul 31, 2018

Jul 31, 2018
Farmer feeding cows

FDA previews veterinary stewardship plan

The new plan is expected to address duration limits aimed at curtailing continuous subtherapeutic dosing, thought to fuel rising resistance.

Jul 27, 2018

Jul 27, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 27, 2018

Iowa State AMR research center
Gram-negative ICU infections
Firm pares antibiotic R&D
Antibiotics for kids' LRTIs
Colistin resistance risk factors
Antifungal use in US hospitals
Pathogens in hurricane floodwaters
Antibiotic resistance in leeches
Candida auris uptick
MCR-1 on hospital surfaces
Antibiotic use in livestock
Forgotten antibiotics
ESBL colonization in travelers
Antibiotic redosing
Resistance trends in Swiss nursing homes
Antibiotic legislation nixed

Jul 24, 2018

Jul 24, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 24, 2018

Antibiotic use in livestock
Forgotten antibiotics
ESBL colonization in travelers

Jul 18, 2018

Jul 18, 2018
One Health collaboration

Report cites progress, gaps in global AMR efforts

Of nations surveyed, 60% have developed a national action plan and 33% are working on one.

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