News & Perspective

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 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

Jan 05, 2018

Jan 05, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 05, 2018

Antibiotic development funds
Intraoperative MRSA transmission
Real-time C diff alert
Fluoroquinolone use in New Zealand
Plazomicin fast-tracked
Antimicrobial resistance in the ICU
Trial of new UTI antibiotic
Jan 05, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 05, 2018

Antibiotic development funds
Intraoperative MRSA transmission

Jan 04, 2018

Jan 04, 2018
Hodge test

2016 CRE outbreak in Kentucky highlights need for vigilance

Environment samples tested positive for the "nightmare bacteria," indicating a possible role of cleaning equipment.

Jan 04, 2018

News Scan for Jan 04, 2018

Sexually transmitted Zika
Sanofi fined
Typhoid vaccine
Non-vaccinating parents
Real-time C diff alert

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