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Jun 21, 2017

Jun 21, 2017

Researchers explore drug pairings to fight resistant bacteria

A new rapid screening method streamlines the process of identifying "synergistic" drug combinations.

Feb 24, 2017

Feb 24, 2017
Sick girl in hospital

Multidrug-resistant infections rising in US kids

Over the 8-year study period MDR bacterial infections increased sevenfold.

Feb 22, 2017

Feb 22, 2017
Pigs at trough

EU nations report high drug resistance in humans, animals, food

Report finds extremely high multidrug resistance in a Salmonella strain that can sicken humans.

Feb 01, 2017

Feb 01, 2017
Capsules and pills

Report: Antibiotic resistance rising in Europe

The authors call findings in gram-negative bacteria "especially worrying."

Nov 18, 2016

Nov 18, 2016
Acinetobacter

Detection of multidrug-resistant pathogens up in Europe

Klebsiella pneumoniae, E coli, and Acinetobacter all show increasing signs of resistance.

Sep 19, 2016

Sep 19, 2016
MRSA bacteria

UK health officials detail progress on AMR strategy

Report finds some encouraging trends in resistance, but also notes increasing consumption of anitbiotics.

Aug 30, 2016

Aug 30, 2016
Elderly patient

US first: E coli resistant to both colistin, carbapenems

An E coli isolate resistant to both colistin and carbapenem antibiotics has been found in a US hospital patient.

Aug 30, 2016
Salmonella bacteria

NARMS report shows resistance low in Salmonella but up in 1 strain

Rates of multidrug resistance in Salmonella seroptype I 4,[5],12:i:- have tripled.

Jun 16, 2016

Jun 16, 2016
MRSA plates

Feds detail range of steps to limit antibiotic resistance

Steps include added lab capacity, a sequencing database, and boosts for drug development.

May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016
Sifting flour

Multistate E coli outbreak prompts General Mills flour recall

Half of the sick people interviewed had made something homemade with flour before becoming ill, with some using a General Mills brand.

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