News & Perspective

Nov 17, 2011

Nov 17, 2011

ECDC warns of rising antibiotic-resistance threat

(CIDRAP News) – New surveillance data in Europe show a steep rise in the percentage of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumonia, a drug-resistant issue seen as a growing threat in the United States as well.

Nov 22, 2011

Nov 22, 2011

Studies seek better assessment of risk for resistant pneumonia

(CIDRAP News) – Two new studies shed some light on risk factors for drug-resistant healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP), one suggesting which factors carry the most weight and the other showing that a simple clinical scoring method can help identify the patients at greatest risk.

Apr 23, 2015

Apr 23, 2015

News Scan for Apr 23, 2015

MERS-CoV in Saudi camels
Tropics-related MRE infections
Measles in Germany, Florida
Antibacterial shortages

May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015

News Scan for May 27, 2015

Immune response to flu vaccine
Caramel apple Listeria source
Measles, rubella in Europe
Fast drug-resistance test

Jan 14, 2016

Jan 14, 2016

News Scan for Jan 14, 2016

Two MERS cases in UAE
Italian MCR-1 detection
Polio funds, setback

Jun 27, 2016

Jun 27, 2016

News Scan for Jun 27, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
Signs of H7N7 in poultry workers
Diabetes and antibiotic prescribing

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.

Aug 18, 2016

Aug 18, 2016

News Scan for Aug 18, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Burden of bloodstream infections
UN Haiti cholera shift
Contact lens infections

Oct 21, 2016

Oct 21, 2016

ASP News Scan for Oct 21, 2016

Antibiotic de-escalation
XDR-TB in Romania
Pediatric C diff
Improper STI treatment
ASPs in rehab facilities
HHS awards $16 million to improve antibiotic use
Resistant Staph and hog farms
MRSA acquisition in contacts
ESBL-E in travelers

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