Antimicrobial Stewardship Project

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Antimicrobial resistance is a critical global public health issue, and antimicrobial stewardship strategies are key to curtailing the problem. CIDRAP's Antimicrobial Stewardship Project provides current, accurate, and comprehensive information on the topic and works to build an online community to address leading issues.

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Multidrug-resistant bacteria superbugs

New drug for Acinetobacter infections shows promise in phase 3 trial

The antibiotic SUL-DUR stacked up well to colistin for 28-day mortality and outperformed it for clinical cure rate and kidney harm.

NEWS AND PERSPECTIVE

Multidrug-resistant bacteria superbugs

New drug for Acinetobacter infections shows promise in phase 3 trial

The antibiotic SUL-DUR stacked up well to colistin for 28-day mortality and outperformed it for clinical cure rate and kidney harm.

Tuberculosis prevention efforts

Global TB deaths rise for first time in more than a decade

About 1.5 million people died from tuberculosis in 2020, up from 1.4 million in 2019, and reporting of cases has dropped substantially.

Plates inoculated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria.

Study highlights impact of antibiotic resistance on older Americans

In 2017, more than 11,000 US seniors died from common antibiotic-resistant infections.

Phages attacking bacterium

Scientists, biotechs look to unlock the potential of phage therapy

"We've really started to see the infectious disease community embrace the idea of phage therapy."

Tuberculosis fingerprinting in India

Report: COVID-19, lack of funding are hampering TB response

The data show that 1.2 million fewer people have been diagnosed and treated for TB in 2021 than in 2019.

Malaria blood testing

Artemisinin-resistant malaria detected in Uganda

"Our findings suggest a potential risk of cross-border spread across Africa."

ASP Scan (Weekly)

Oct 15, 2021
  • Hospital antibiotic Rx guidelines
  • Antimicrobial resistance cost calculator
  • Antimicrobial stewardship medication review
  • Antibiotic overuse for childbirth

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