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Apr 27, 2018

Apr 27, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 27, 2018

Gonorrhea treatment adherence
CRE sepsis trends
Pan-resistant infections in England
Antibiotic development partnership
Mass distribution of azithromycin
Probiotics and CDI
New CARB-X funding
Candida auris risk in Europe
Changing resistance gene
Global antibiotic prescribing
Urinary tract infection treatment
Evolution of colistin resistance
Regional hospital antibiograms

Apr 26, 2018

Apr 26, 2018
Streptomycin passing the bacterial wall

Study: Low-level antibiotics can produce high-level resistance

Could low antibiotic levels in the environment pose a risk?

Apr 26, 2018

News Scan for Apr 26, 2018

Modified FMD virus
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Midwest measles
Rotavirus patterns
Listeria and soft cheese
CWD not spread to monkeys
Apr 26, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 26, 2018

Mass distribution of azithromycin
Probiotics and CDI
New CARB-X funding

Apr 25, 2018

Apr 25, 2018
Malaria mosquito net

Malaria studies show benefit of mass treatment, methylene blue

On World Malaria Day, global health leaders aired concerns about stalled progress in some regions and recommitted to the battle against the disease.

Apr 25, 2018
Sleeping baby in Brazil

Congenital Zika syndrome strongly linked to seizures

Also, in a study involving macaques, Zika virus caused fetal death, and monoclonal antibodies proved ineffective.

Apr 25, 2018

News Scan for Apr 25, 2018

Chikungunya severity
Avian flu outbreaks in 3 nations
Apr 25, 2018

Food Outbreak Scan for Apr 25, 2018

Dozens more lettuce E coli cases
Listeria in South Africa

Apr 24, 2018

Apr 24, 2018
Mentrual cup and tampon

New toxic shock study touts bad tampon advice, expert says

Frequent tampon changing is not recommended to prevent toxic shock, a US expert says.

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.


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