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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Baby with IV port

First US case of resistant bacterial meningitis noted

The finding suggests that routine susceptibility testing of meningococcal isolates could help guide treatment and prevention.

NEWS AND PERSPECTIVE

Baby with IV port

First US case of resistant bacterial meningitis noted

The finding suggests that routine susceptibility testing of meningococcal isolates could help guide treatment and prevention.

Global map made of pills

Global use of broad-spectrum antibiotics rising, data show

The consumption of "Watch" antibiotics, which are broad-spectrum, rose by 91%.

Scientist with petri dish

New pharma-led fund aims to boost antibiotic development

The AMR Action Fund will invest nearly $1 billion in smaller biotech firms.

Doc checking small child with stethoscope in Africa

Antibiotic use, duration questioned for kids' pneumonia in low-resource areas

One study finds that a 3-day antibiotic course is non-inferior to a 5-day course.

Extended family playing board game

Study suggests household exposure may increase C difficile risk

Living with a family member with C difficile increased the risk of contracting the disease 12-fold.

Beef cattle indoors

Report slams beef industry for overuse of antibiotics

The NRDC takes the US beef industry to task for overuse of medically important antibiotics.

ASP Scan (Weekly)

Jul 31, 2020
  • Antibiotics for MRSA bacteremia, endocarditis
  • Antibiotic prescribing for COVID-19
  • Pneumonia antibiotic approved in Europe
  • AMR research in India, Fiji

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