News & Perspective

Jun 11, 2018

Jun 11, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 11, 2018

Influenza-MRSA coinfection in kids
Combo therapy for resistant Klebsiella

Mar 21, 2017

Mar 21, 2017

News Scan for Mar 21, 2017

More nut butter E coli cases
Zika in Florida
Global flu declines
Drug resistance in eye samples

Aug 15, 2016

Aug 15, 2016

Flu Scan for Aug 15, 2016

More H3N2v in Michigan pigs
MRSA and fatal flu infections

Feb 04, 2015

Feb 04, 2015

News Scan for Feb 04, 2015

Duration of MRSA colonization
H3N2v vaccine trial
H3N2 in dogs

May 23, 2013

May 23, 2013

Unusual pathogens ruled out in Alabama illness cluster

(CIDRAP News) – Test results on a cluster of Alabama patients hospitalized with similar respiratory symptoms indicated no unusual pathogens but instead a variety of common respiratory viruses and bacteria, state health officials announced today.

Mar 19, 2012

Mar 19, 2012

CDC confirms flu with MRSA in Maryland cluster

(CIDRAP News) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed reports from Maryland officials that a recent cluster of four severe influenza cases in the state involved a seasonal H3N2 strain, complicated in at least two cases by drug-resistant bacterial infections.

The case cluster in a rural community involved an 81-year-old woman and three of her adult children; the mother and two of her children died.

Mar 09, 2012

Mar 09, 2012

Maryland tests confirm MRSA in fatal flu cases

(CIDRAP News) – Maryland health officials today confirmed that at least 2 of 4 members of a Calvert County family who had severe influenza were co-infected with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Mar 08, 2012

Mar 08, 2012

MRSA pneumonia suspected in fatal flu cluster

(CIDRAP News) – Another family member linked to a fatal flu cluster in Calvert County, Md., has been hospitalized, as suspicion grew that an aggressive drug-resistant form of pneumonia may have played a role in the severe illnesses, according to media reports.

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