News & Perspective

Apr 24, 2018

Apr 24, 2018
IV injection

Combo antibiotic found inferior for MDR bloodstream infections

The study dashes hopes that combining piperacillin and tazobactam might help prevent overuse of carbapenems.

Apr 11, 2018

Apr 11, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 11, 2018

MCR-5 in Chinese pigs
Drug combo shows promise
Infections, antimicrobial use in Scottish nursing homes

Mar 28, 2018

Mar 28, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 28, 2018

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

Jan 29, 2018

Jan 29, 2018

News Scan for Jan 29, 2018

MERS in Saudi Arabia
North Korea H1N1 outbreak
Avian flu in Iraq, South Korea
Fast-tracked Zika vaccine
Aerosolized toilet flushes
New botulism toxin

Jan 03, 2018

Jan 03, 2018

News Scan for Jan 03, 2018

MERS in Saudi Arabia
More monkeypox
Zika knowledge gaps
Operating room microbes

Oct 17, 2017

Oct 17, 2017

News Scan for Oct 17, 2017

Southern Hemisphere flu decline
Influenza in VA hospitals
H5N6 avian flu in China
H5N8 in South Africa
Hospital-acquired pneumonia

Oct 12, 2017

Oct 12, 2017

News Scan for Oct 12, 2017

Florida Zika case
Low H3N2 protection in seniors
Yemen cholera cases
Africa VHF threat
Healthcare-associated infections

Oct 06, 2017

Oct 06, 2017
Senior dental patient

Study links dental antibiotics to C diff cases

Researchers say better communication about antibiotics is needed, and dentists need to be included in stewardship programs.

Sep 19, 2017

Sep 19, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 19, 2017

New vaginosis antibiotic
Gene sequencing for CRE
C diff and tetracyclines

Aug 31, 2017

Aug 31, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 31, 2017

Respiratory viral testing for pneumonia
Antiseptic resistance genes in Turkey

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