News & Perspective

Jan 12, 2018

Jan 12, 2018
Health worker sterile gown

SHEA offers cautious guidance on easing contact precautions for drug-resistant infections

Few resources address when contact precautions can be stepped back, and hospital approaches vary.

Jan 12, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 12, 2018

Online stewardship course
OIE report on animal antibiotics
MCR-4 in humans
Antibiotics in early pregnancy
Nasal screen for MRSA pneumonia
C difficile decline
Antibiotics in nursing homes
Environmental health risks
Migrant MDR-TB
Cost of VRE infections
Drug-resistant Acinetobacter
Jan 12, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 12, 2018

Online stewardship course
OIE report on animal antibiotics

Jan 11, 2018

Jan 11, 2018
Biofilm of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Antibiotic peptide derivative shows promise for drug-resistant infections

The compound worked on biofilms, which are important causes of chronic and recurring bacterial infections.

Jan 11, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 11, 2018

MCR-4 in humans
Antibiotics in early pregnancy
Nasal screen for MRSA pneumonia

Jan 10, 2018

Jan 10, 2018
Scientist with microscope

State efforts to identify, combat resistant bacteria highlighted

Since 2016 the CDC has provided $144 million to state and local health departments to address antibiotic resistance.

Jan 10, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 10, 2018

C difficile decline
Antibiotics in nursing homes
Environmental health risks

Jan 09, 2018

Jan 09, 2018
Urban streams

Antibiotics apply resistance pressure to urban stream microbes

No conclusions about potential impacts on human health can be drawn from the study.

Jan 09, 2018

News Scan for Jan 09, 2018

More MERS in Saudi Arabia
Suspected VHF in South Sudan
Global flu rises
Migrant MDR-TB

Jan 08, 2018

Jan 08, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 08, 2018

Cost of VRE infections
Drug-resistant Acinetobacter

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