ASP Quiz Archive

The past year of ASP quizzes and the topics they are based on are listed below:

June 2022: A recent World Health Organization (WHO) announcement around new treatment guidelines for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB).

May 2022: A clinical trial indicating that Gram stain-guided antibiotic therapy could help safely reduce the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).

April 2022A document released by the Global Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance and a summary report from the United Nations Environment Programme, urging nations to take more steps to address antimicrobial pollution.

March 2022: A study of data on outpatient prescriptions for Medicare patients shows that high-volume antibiotic prescribers are responsible for a disproportionate number of antibiotic prescriptions.

February 2022: A comprehensive report on the global burden of antimicrobial resistance, showing it is far deadlier than previously thought.

January 2022: A new report from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) showing a decline in antibiotic use on US farms.

December 2021: A report calling for more urgency on the development of a maternal vaccine against group B Streptococcus.

November 2021: A study that looked at the impact of antibiotic resistance on older Americans.

October 2021: A review of US neonatal intensive care units that showed wide variability in antibiotic use in newborns. 

September 2021: A study of specimens from bears that showed the environmental impact of antibiotic use.

August 2021: A new study that showed azithromycin doesn't prevent COVID-19 symptoms in outpatients.

July 2021: A new report that highlighted shortcomings in action addressing antimicrobial resistance in multiple countries.

June 2021: New data from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Monitoring System, which found that fewer multidrug-resistant organisms were identified in organic meat.

May 2021: New guidelines from the American College of Physicians recommending a short course of antibiotics for four common bacterial infection.

April 2021: A new study that found that antibiotic treatments in hospital patients frequently deviate from recommendations.

March 2021: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention findings of extensively drug-resistant typhoid fever in the US not linked to travel.

February 2021: A study that found fixed-dose combinations of antibiotics account for more than a fifth of total antibiotic consumption in 75 countries around the world.


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