News & Perspective

Apr 23, 2018

Apr 23, 2018
Mass spectrometer

FDA approves rapid diagnostic test for Candida auris

The test can yield results in less than an hour, compared with 24 to 48 hours for conventional tests.

Apr 23, 2018

News Scan for Apr 23, 2018

HHS anthrax antitoxin buy
Ebola lab exposure
Measles vaccine gaps, death burden
Apr 23, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 23, 2018

Global antibiotic prescribing
Urinary tract infection treatment
Evolution of colistin resistance
Regional hospital antibiograms

Apr 20, 2018

Apr 20, 2018
Dairy cow

Investigators trace 2016-17 Salmonella outbreak to dairy cows

Officials did not have specific enough data to issue an alert during the outbreak.

Apr 20, 2018
Raw pork chops

GAO asks USDA to further cut pathogens in meat, poultry

Some common products like turkey breasts and pork chops don't even have standards, the report says.

Apr 20, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 20, 2018

More super-resistant gonorrhea
Penicillin 'allergy' and prescribing
Candida auris in Colombia
New colistin resistance gene
More MCR-1 in China
E coli in Iranian dairy products
Colistin stewardship in South Africa
Artificial antimicrobial peptide
Apr 20, 2018

News Scan for Apr 20, 2018

Romaine warning widens
US flu ebbs further
Yellow fever in Brazil
Avian flu outbreaks
Wild ducks as H5N8 carriers
Apr 20, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 20, 2018

More super-resistant gonorrhea
Penicillin 'allergy' and prescribing
Candida auris in Colombia

Apr 19, 2018

Apr 19, 2018
Dengue clinical trial

WHO advisers halt Dengvaxia, for now

The controversial dengue vaccine should not be used until clinicians can confirm prior dengue infection, and such a test is at least 2 years away.

Apr 19, 2018

News Scan for Apr 19, 2018

Yellow fever risk
Rotavirus vaccine and intussusception

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