News & Perspective

Nov 04, 2016

Nov 04, 2016

ASP News Scan for Nov 04, 2016

Antibiotics in waste water
MDR-TB in West Africa
Antibiotics and sepsis
Pediatric fluoroquinolone guidelines
Antiseptic-linked colistin resistance
Nursing home ASP guide
ASPs in small community hospitals
ID consults

Oct 31, 2016

Oct 31, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Oct 31, 2016

Nursing home ASP guide
ASPs in small community hospitals
ID consults

Oct 28, 2016

Oct 28, 2016
ESBL bacteria

Health system study finds big jump in C diff, MDR organisms

C difficile was up 222%, and ESBL-positive bacteria increased 322%.

Oct 27, 2016

Oct 27, 2016

News Scan for Oct 27, 2016

Rancid chips cause illness
Hep C treatment success
C diff on hospital surfaces

Oct 24, 2016

Oct 24, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 24, 2016

New C difficile drug
Antifungal stewardship

Oct 21, 2016

Oct 21, 2016

ASP News Scan for Oct 21, 2016

Antibiotic de-escalation
XDR-TB in Romania
Pediatric C diff
Improper STI treatment
ASPs in rehab facilities
HHS awards $16 million to improve antibiotic use
Resistant Staph and hog farms
MRSA acquisition in contacts
ESBL-E in travelers

Oct 20, 2016

Oct 20, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Oct 20, 2016

XDR-TB in Romania
Pediatric C diff
Improper STI treatment

Oct 14, 2016

Oct 14, 2016

ASP News Scan for Oct 14, 2016

Global TB burden
Drug-resistant Corynebacterium
C diff in dogs
ASP in peds hospital
CRE in LA hospitals

Oct 12, 2016

Oct 12, 2016

News Scan for Oct 12, 2016

C diff in dogs
MERS risks
Migrant TB screening
4-strain Flublok OK'd
Salmonella in eggs

Oct 11, 2016

Oct 11, 2016
Clostridium difficile

Prior bed occupants may raise risk for hospital C diff

Higher C diff rates were associated with prior bed occupants who received antibiotics.

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