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Sep 20, 2018

Sep 20, 2018
Adorable puppies

CDC blames MDR Campylobacter outbreak on pet-store puppy exposure

The outbreak, which began in 2016, affected 118 people in 18 states.

Sep 18, 2018

Sep 18, 2018
Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria

WHO report warns efforts to end TB are falling short

TB remains high in many low- and middle-income nations, and about 558,000 people in 2017 developed rifampicin-resistant TB.

Sep 14, 2018

Sep 14, 2018
Pipetting in the lab

FDA plan focuses on antibiotic development, stewardship

In addition, the plan seeks to enhance antibiotic resistance surveillance and regulatory science.

Sep 11, 2018

Sep 11, 2018
Endoscopy

Report ties 2 US cases of MCR-1 to problematic GI scope

The two patients shared exposure to a duodenoscope used in endoscopy.

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.

Sep 06, 2018

Sep 06, 2018
Medical video conference

VA pilot study finds telehealth could aid stewardship

It could be a helpful tool for antibiotic stewardship in hospitals that lack optimal specialists.

Sep 05, 2018

Sep 05, 2018
Polluted slum

Study cites 'contagion' as main factor in antimicrobial resistance levels

The spread of bacteria in people, animals, and the environment is a major factor in high resistance levels, new data suggest.

Sep 04, 2018

Sep 04, 2018
Gonorrhea bacteria

Experts brace for more super-resistant gonorrhea

The arrival of the inevitable untreatable cases is being sped up by rising rates of gonorrhea and other STDs.

Aug 29, 2018

Aug 29, 2018
Couple in bed

US sees record STD cases, rising gonorrhea resistance

The new data mark a 4th straight year of "steep and sustained" increases.

Aug 28, 2018

Aug 28, 2018
Raw turkey breast

Analysis ties resistant E coli from poultry meat to human UTIs

The resistant E coli sublineage ST131-H22 has become established in poultry.

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