antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic stewardship

ANTIBIOTIC resistance is a growing global threat that goes beyond methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant Enterococci, and other familiar multidrug-resistant (MDR) pathogens. In fact, MDR organisms (those resistant…
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Superbugs trump wonder drugs

Our grandparents’ generation first witnessed the wonders of antimicrobial agents. These drugs saved millions of lives and rendered harmless a number of previously untreatable fatal illnesses. But their…

The growing threat of cephalosporin resistance

Extensive use of third-generation cephalosporins has led to cephalosporin-resistant bacterial strains. Learn how these organisms cause deadly infections and you can help control their spread.

WHO says antibiotic resistance is global threat

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a report on global antibiotic resistance, which according to the accompanying press release, “is happening right now in every region of…

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