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Aug 14, 2018

Aug 14, 2018
Trachoma campaign

Study: Mass antibiotic use limits but doesn't banish trachoma

Possible reasons why elimination failed include water and sanitation problems and exposure to people who didn't take part in the treatment program.

Aug 10, 2018

Aug 10, 2018

New Iowa State AMR center to focus on One Health research

The Institute for AMR Research and Education aims to tackle some of the big questions about antibiotic use in animal agriculture.

Aug 01, 2018

Aug 01, 2018

Study finds increased alcohol tolerance in common hospital pathogen

Rising tolerance to alcohol-based disenfectants could affect efforts to control spread of Enterococcus  faecium.

Jul 31, 2018

Jul 31, 2018
Farmer feeding cows

FDA previews veterinary stewardship plan

The new plan is expected to address duration limits aimed at curtailing continuous subtherapeutic dosing, thought to fuel rising resistance.

Jul 27, 2018

Jul 27, 2018
Doctor consulting older patient

Medicare data show modest drop in improper prescribing

The number of outpatient antibiotic claims fell 0.2% from 2011 through 2015.

Jul 25, 2018

Jul 25, 2018
Bacteria in bloodstream

NIH experts note risks of 'difficult-to-treat' bloodstream infections

Among 440 patients with difficult-to-treat multidrug-resistant infections, 43% died.

Jul 24, 2018

Jul 24, 2018
Wastewater technician

Low antibiotic levels in the environment may spur resistance

Adding even small amounts of the antibiotic cefotaxime creates selection pressure.

Jul 20, 2018

Jul 20, 2018
MRSA

ARMADA seeks to create 'criminal database' of drug-resistant pathogens

Non-profit uses a big-data approach, global network.

Jul 19, 2018

Jul 19, 2018
Ground turkey

Multidrug-resistant raw turkey Salmonella outbreak: 90 ill in 26 states

Officials warn the strain might be widespread in the industry.

Jul 18, 2018

Jul 18, 2018
One Health collaboration

Report cites progress, gaps in global AMR efforts

Of nations surveyed, 60% have developed a national action plan and 33% are working on one.

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