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Untreatable gonorrhea, the next infectious threat

Third generation cephalosporins are now the last antibiotic family to which gonorrhea is susceptible. ... I've written before about the emerging problem of bacterial antibiotic resistance.
October 2019

Excess mortality in CRKp: a non-randomized (fortunately) trial

This changed with the 2013 CDC Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report which provided the public with the number 23,000. ... To answer these important questions, a group of investigators formed The Consortium on Resistance against Carbapenems in K.
October 2019

What we talk about when we talk about MDR-GNR

CRE). This isn’t an indictment of the hospitals or their labs, it simply reflects the fact that drug-resistance among Gram-negative organisms is extraordinarily complex, and the molecular methods ... Let’s hope that the $30 million CDC budget
October 2019

Changing antibiotic prescribing not a one-step process

It's hard for a physician to ‘unlearn’ everything about prescribing antibiotics, but doctors are taking the new lessons to heart in order to stave off antibiotic resistance. ... Charlotte Huff discusses current efforts to better tailor antibiotic
September 2012

Relearning what we knew: Antibiotics don't help in sinus infections

In fact, almost one-fifth of antibiotic prescriptions are given for patients with sinus infections (sinusitis). ... NDM-1: No drug matters (my most recent post about antibiotic resistance). .
October 2019

Azithromycin might kill you, but that's not why you shouldn't take it

The risk of Clostridium difficile infection and the risk of antibiotic resistance is much greater than the miniscule risk of a fatal rhythm abnormality. ... F.D.A. Raises Heart Alert on Antibiotic in Wide Use (New York Times).
October 2019

‘Unlearning’ how to prescribe antibiotics

rate of resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Europe, along with high rates of antibiotic prescribing. ... Decreased antibiotic utilization after implementation of a guideline for inpatient cellulitis and cutaneous abscess.
September 2012

Need grows for antimicrobial stewardship

Prescribing the right drug, meaning the one that is the most effective and safest, with the narrowest spectrum and lowest cost, is 1 of 6 keys to preventing antibiotic resistance. ... There's no question that antimicrobial use drives resistance, he noted.
July 2015

Unwind the ‘story’ to diagnose asthma, allergies

But the replacement antibiotic may be suboptimal and will probably be more expensive, Dr. ... Kelso said. This practice also promotes antibiotic resistance and may lead to more side effects, such as Clostridium difficile infection.
July 2016

Experts discuss crisis of antimicrobial resistance

Although some such tracking data are available, shortcomings in surveillance are another challenge in fighting antibiotic resistance. ... Drug resistance is responsible for at least 23,000 deaths in the U.S.
September 2015

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