News & Perspective

Oct 20, 2017

Oct 20, 2017
Book cover

'Big Chicken' tells story of antibiotic use, misuse in poultry industry

New book examines the growth of antibiotic resistance in the poultry industry.

Oct 20, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 20, 2017

Gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance
Drug non-susceptible gonorrhea
Novel antibiotic resistance genes

Oct 19, 2017

Oct 19, 2017

News Scan for Oct 19, 2017

Plague in Madagascar
Marburg deaths in Uganda
CDC Zika guidance update
Animal agriculture threat report
Gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance

Oct 18, 2017

Oct 18, 2017
Pulmonary tuberculosis

Studies show rise in drug-resistant TB in India, China

Almost a third of TB cases in India are multidrug-resistant, and rates are climbing in Chinese kids.

Oct 16, 2017

Oct 16, 2017

Procalcitonin tests may improve survival, reduce antibiotics

A review finds the biomarker cut mortality and antibiotic exposure in patients with acute respiratory infections.

Oct 16, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 16, 2017

Drug-non-susceptible gonorrhea
Novel antibiotic resistance genes

Oct 13, 2017

Oct 13, 2017
Global tracking

Global antibiotic resistance tracking project launched

Wellcome announces a project to track the burden of disease associated with AMR.

Oct 13, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 13, 2017

MDR pneumonia
ASPs in long-term care
Contact precautions for MRSA, VRE
Antimicrobial restrictions
New CARB-X funding
Preoperative antibiotics
MCR-1 in US, China patients
MDROs in nursing homes
Infections in African kids
Antibiotics for bloodstream infection
Oct 13, 2017

News Scan for Oct 13, 2017

Vaccine attack in Syria
El Nino and Zika
Detecting congenital Zika
MDR pneumonia

Oct 12, 2017

Oct 12, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 12, 2017

ASPs in long-term care
Contact precautions for MRSA, VRE
Antimicrobial restrictions
New CARB-X funding

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