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Oct 02, 2017

Oct 02, 2017

Data highlight resistance in bloodstream bacteria in VA hospitals

Investigators found rising nonsusceptibility in E coli isolates, but decreasing resistance in other gram-negative pathogens.

Sep 29, 2017

Sep 29, 2017
E coli on lettuce

Study finds MCR-1 is widespread in Chinese ecosystem

Transmission chain mapping points to prolonged colistin use in livestock and poultry.

Sep 25, 2017

Sep 25, 2017
UN Assembly

Report highlights progress made in global AMR fight

Many nations are following up on last year's pledges, and 85% of nations have action plans in the works or completed.

Sep 01, 2017

Sep 01, 2017
Chicken barn

Study finds high levels of multidrug-resistant bacteria on Indian poultry farms

Litter (bird feces) used as fertilizer may play a key role.

Jul 21, 2017

Jul 21, 2017
Brown chicken

High levels of resistant E coli found in Indian poultry

Researchers say the findings could have serious health implications.

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.

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