News & Perspective

Aug 29, 2016

Aug 29, 2016
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Antibiotic resistance in pets an increasing problem

Experts say resistance, though not a huge concern, is on the rise among pets.

Aug 29, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 29, 2016

MCR-1 on the Arabian Peninsula
Drug-resistant fungal infections

Aug 30, 2016

Aug 30, 2016
Elderly patient

US first: E coli resistant to both colistin, carbapenems

An E coli isolate resistant to both colistin and carbapenem antibiotics has been found in a US hospital patient.

Sep 09, 2016

Sep 09, 2016
Mother and toddler on tropical beach

MCR-1 identified in Connecticut toddler

The case involved Caribbean travel and possible foodborne infection; also, officials note no spread in the first US case.

Oct 17, 2016

Oct 17, 2016
Cattle lineup

EU report: Animal use of medically important antibiotics up

Tonnage of fluoroquinolones, macrolides, and polymyxins for animals rose 14%, 13%, and 19%, respectively.

Jan 10, 2017

Jan 10, 2017

News Scan for Jan 10, 2017

Trump taps anti-vaxxer
DURC recommendations
Saudi MERS cases
MCR-1 in pigs
Flu in Northern Hemisphere
Madagascar plague

Jan 27, 2017

Jan 27, 2017
MCR-1 culture

Studies show spread of MCR-1 gene in China

The findings are a sign the gene has spread widely in community and healthcare settings throughout the country.

Feb 01, 2017

Feb 01, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 01, 2017

Spread of MCR-1 gene
Resistant asymptomatic malaria
ESBL bacteria in travelers

Feb 08, 2017

Feb 08, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 08, 2017

MCR-1 increase in China
Resistant Acinetobacter

Feb 15, 2017

Feb 15, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 15, 2017

ASP recommendations
MCR-1 in chicken meat

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