News & Perspective

Jun 24, 2016

Jun 24, 2016
flying seagull

MCR-1 findings in gulls show mobility of resistance threat

Other reports noted detections in hospital patients, sick chickens, and retail meat samples.

Jul 01, 2016

Jul 01, 2016
PCR testing

MCR-1 detected in Salmonella in Portugal, E coli in Brazil

In Portugal, 11 human samples tested positive, and in Brazil the isolates were from poultry not given polymyxins.

Jul 07, 2016

Jul 07, 2016
Calf and pig

Researchers in Belgium identify novel colistin-resistance gene

Researchers discover a new gene distinct from MCR-1 that can confer colistin resistance and dub it MCR-2.

Jul 11, 2016

Jul 11, 2016
E coli

MCR-1 gene found in human sample in US for 2nd time

Italian researchers, meanwhile, said they detected a variant of the MCR-1 gene.

Jul 26, 2016

Jul 26, 2016
Raw poultry

German researchers identify 402 MCR-1 isolates

The MCR-1 gene was most prevalent in poultry, with 10.7% of turkey isolates and 5.6% of broiler isolates testing positive.

Jul 28, 2016

Jul 28, 2016

News Scan for Jul 28, 2016

MCR-1 in Hong Kong
College mumps response

Aug 02, 2016

Aug 02, 2016
Holstein cattle

Latest MCR-1 findings include highly resistant isolate

One isolate was also resistant to beta-lactams, fluoroquinolones, and florfenicol.

Aug 05, 2016

Aug 05, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 05, 2016

MCR-1 in Scotland
Resistance levels in E coli

Aug 08, 2016

Aug 08, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 08, 2016

MCR-1 in Brazil
M genitalium resistance

Aug 19, 2016

Aug 19, 2016

News Scan for Aug 19, 2016

MCR-1 in UTI in Switzerland
HPV vaccine acceptance
UN cholera lawsuit immunity

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