Streptococcus

Jan 31, 2020
Doctor examining girl's throat

Mutated Strep strains found with lower antibiotic susceptibility

Group A Streptococcus has been deemed universally susceptible to beta-lactams, but the armor might be cracking.

Sep 11, 2019
Sore throat exam

UK researchers detail new Strep A strain behind rise in scarlet fever

Incidence of the strain increased from 5% of northwest London isolates in 2014 to 33% in 2016.

Jul 22, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 22, 2019

Stewardship at the end of life
Strep test and overprescribing
May 01, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 01, 2017

Promising new C diff drug
Antibiotics for strep throat
Nov 30, 2016

News Scan for Nov 30, 2016

FDA slow food safety response
MERS in Oman
Novel group A Strep in Alaska
Vaccine stability
Outbreak tracking tool
May 26, 2016

News Scan for May 26, 2016

Last FMSA rule final
H7N9 case in China
Strep in pregnant women
Pseudomonas phage therapy
Jul 16, 2015

News Scan for Jul 16, 2015

Saudi MERS case
Global childhood vaccinations
H5N1 in Africa
Antibiotic stewardship
Neglected zoonoses
Variant Streptococcus
May 29, 2014

News Scan for May 29, 2014

H7N9 risk perception
Global polio upswing
Chikungunya in Guyana, Florida
Chia seed products recalled
Optimal strep testing
May 01, 2014

Flu Scan for May 01, 2014

Flu vaccine and symptoms
Pandemrix-narcolepsy link
Flu hospitalizations
Flu B with strep A
H7N9 in China
H5N8 in South Korea
Jul 18, 2013
Pasta on a plate

Food, Facebook figured in strep throat outbreak

An outbreak of strep throat in a dance team spread via pasta and was tracked on Facebook, according to a new study.

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