News & Perspective

Jul 09, 2018

Jul 09, 2018
Man with oxygen mask

UK officials recommend limits on antibiotics for COPD

COPD patients often get multiple courses of antibiotics that may be inappropriate.

Jun 28, 2018

Jun 28, 2018
antibiotic packets

Penicillin-allergic patients may run bigger risk of MRSA, C diff

Patients incorrectly labeled as allergic to penicillin are more likely to receive broad-spectrum antibiotics, a practice that promotes resistance.

Jun 21, 2018

Jun 21, 2018
Patient with flu-like symptoms

Antibiotic resistance-awareness efforts might backfire for some

Public info campaigns may at times increase demand for antibiotics, study finds.

May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

Study suggests oral antibiotics may increase kidney stone risk

Researchers say the findings bolster the case for antibiotic stewardship.

May 08, 2018

May 08, 2018
Gonorrhea bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae

European report warns XDR gonorrhea threatens future treatment

The cases indicate a need for action to preserve the last remaining effective treatment.

Apr 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018
Malaria mom and child

Malaria meetings garner support, shed new light on spread

Researchers described tactics and tools for use in conflict and humanitarian zones and showed threats from cominated blood bank supplies.

Apr 13, 2018

Apr 13, 2018
Fish farm

New UK-Canada initiative focuses on AMR in livestock, aquaculture

The partnership will fund innovative solutions to reduce antimicrobial use.

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 07, 2018

Mar 07, 2018
Gonorrhea

UK seeing outbreak of highly azithromycin-resistant gonorrhea

A separate paper details ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea cases in Australia.

Mar 06, 2018

Mar 06, 2018
Prescribing antibiotics with laptop

UK groups unveil in-depth guidance for MDR gram-negative infections

The paper reflects current, evolving data, an expert says.

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