News & Perspective

Mar 29, 2018

Mar 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 29, 2018

Candida auris in Europe
Experimental C diff drug

Mar 28, 2018

Mar 28, 2018
Neisseria gonorrhoeae

In world first, UK reports high-level gonorrhea resistance

The isolate shows high-level resistance to azithromycin and resistance to ceftriaxone.

Mar 28, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 28, 2018

Urine culture and prescribing
MRSA, VRE contact precautions
Resistant Acinetobacter in SE Asia

Mar 27, 2018

Mar 27, 2018
Sinus exam

Antibiotic courses for sinusitis often exceed guidelines, study says

The findings represent an opportunity to reduce unnecessary use of the drugs.

Mar 27, 2018

News Scan for Mar 27, 2018

Lassa fever in Nigeria
Zika cardiac findings in babies
Infection prevention & antibiotic stewardship
Emergency funds for WHO

Mar 26, 2018

Mar 26, 2018
Zithromax in hand

Global antibiotic use rises, fueled by economic growth

Overall global antibiotic use climbed by 65% from 2000 through 2015.

Mar 26, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 26, 2018

Cornerstones of stewardship
Resistant Acinetobacter in kids
C diff prediction tool
Perceived AMR risk in Germany

Mar 23, 2018

Mar 23, 2018
Hospitalized child with IV

Too many hospitalized kids get preventive antibiotics

Nearly a third of hospitalized children get drugs to prevent, not treat, bacterial infections.

Mar 23, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 23, 2018

Contact precautions and resistance
Antimicrobial use on farms
CARB-X funds antibiotic candidate
Resistance surveillance in poor nations
MDR-TB treatment outcomes
New stewardship e-book
Sepsis, diagnostics technology
Resistant TB in Europe
Appropriate C diff testing
Fast sepsis detection
Mar 23, 2018

News Scan for Mar 23, 2018

Contact precautions and resistance
Antimicrobial use on farms
Polio in Afghanistan
HPV vaccine uptake


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