Antibiotic Resistance
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Genetic Mutation Appears to Protect Some People from Deadly MRSA
Genetic Mutation Appears to Protect Some People from Deadly MRSA
Duke University Medical Center | Sep 17, 2019
Those who have the mutation clear an infection without an excessive immune response
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Antibiotics Report Highlights Stewardship, Workforce, Research Needs
Antibiotics Report Highlights Stewardship, Workforce, Research Needs
Infectious Diseases Society of America | Aug 21, 2019
New report describes strides in antibiotic stewardship and surveillance in recent years, but also persisting challenges
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Scientists Find Powerful Potential Weapon to Overcome Antibiotic Resistance
Scientists Find Powerful Potential Weapon to Overcome Antibiotic Resistance
University of North Carolina School of Medicine | Aug 14, 2019
UNC researchers led by Brian Conlon, PhD, discover how molecules called rhamnolipids could make common aminoglycoside antibiotics effective against the toughest Staph infections
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How Can Governments Fight Antimicrobial Resistance with Policy?
How Can Governments Fight Antimicrobial Resistance with Policy?
PLOS | Jun 11, 2019
Rising antimicrobial resistance has already rendered some infections untreatable with existing drugs
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Most Preventive Antibiotics Prescribed by Dentists Are Unnecessary
Most Preventive Antibiotics Prescribed by Dentists Are Unnecessary
University of Illinois at Chicago | May 31, 2019
Dentists are among the top prescribers in the US, accounting for about 10 percent of all antibiotic prescriptions
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Rapid Bacterial Analysis and Testing for Antibiotic Sensitivity Demonstrated
Rapid Bacterial Analysis and Testing for Antibiotic Sensitivity Demonstrated
Penn State | May 7, 2019
Microchannel cell-trapping device rapidly identifies antimicrobial susceptibility directly from clinical samples at the single cell level
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Information Technology Can Support Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs
Information Technology Can Support Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America | Apr 24, 2019
A review of the stewardship-related functionality within EHR and 'add on' clinical decision support systems
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How Enterococcus faecalis Causes Antibiotic Resistant Infection
How Enterococcus faecalis Causes Antibiotic Resistant Infection
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary | Apr 17, 2019
Genomic study of a 1980's outbreak may provide targets for better treatment of hospital-acquired infections
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Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: The Diagnostic Answer to the Superbug Crisis
Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: The Diagnostic Answer to the Superbug Crisis
Eric Stern, PhD | Apr 1, 2019
Next-generation phenotyping holds promise for antibiotic de-escalation
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Cocktail of Common Antibiotics Can Fight Resistant E. coli
Cocktail of Common Antibiotics Can Fight Resistant E. coli
Technical University of Denmark | Feb 21, 2019
This combination treatment could become an effective measure against antibiotic resistance