News & Perspective

Jun 08, 2020

Jun 08, 2020
Chickens feeding in Guangdong, China

Study finds short-term impact of China's ban on colistin for animals

The ban on using colistin for growth promotion is tied to reduced MCR-1 in both animals and people.

Feb 13, 2020

Feb 13, 2020

News Scan for Feb 13, 2020

Recent DRC Ebola cases
MCR-1 resistance gene in Wyoming
Pneumococcal disease in kids
More H5N6 in Vietnam

Dec 11, 2019

Dec 11, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 11, 2019

Cefdinir antibiotic stewardship target
MCR colistin resistance in 2 nations

Oct 11, 2019

Oct 11, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 11, 2019

Probiotics and C diff risk
MCR genes on Algerian farms

Jul 25, 2019

Jul 25, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 25, 2019

Cost of hospital C diff
MCR-1, MCR-3 E coli combo
New resistant Pseudomonas cases

Jul 23, 2019

Jul 23, 2019
MRSA bacteria

Reports profile MCR gene in South America, first detection in Uruguay

Brazil, Bolivia, and Argentina had the most MCR-positive isolates, a review finds.

Jul 10, 2019

Jul 10, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 10, 2019

UK antibiotic prescribing decline
MCR-1 E coli in Michigan

Jun 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019
Salmonella colonies in petrie dish

Colistin-resistance gene MCR-3.1 makes US appearance

The sample was from 2014, so the discovery has implications for the US spread of colistin resistance.

May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019

News Scan for May 15, 2019

UK veterinary stewardship policy
Improper prescribing in seniors
Resistant TB testing in China
Antibiotic production partnership
MCR-1 in chickens, camels

May 08, 2019

May 08, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 08, 2019

MCR-9 gene in Salmonella
Carbapenem de-escalation

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