What makes a urinary tract infection complicated?
November 22, 2021
There are multiple interpretations of complicated UTIs.
A pill for C. difficile works by increasing microbiome diversity
October 25, 2021
“I think this marks a moment in this space where we’re going to have better, safer, and more available options for patients.”
Time to positivity doesn’t predict mortality in bloodstream infections with enterococci
August 26, 2021
The researchers found no significant association between risk for death and time to positivity with bloodstream infections with E faecalis, VSEfm, or VREfm, or its cutoffs.
Untreatable, drug-resistant fungus found in Texas and Washington, D.C.
August 4, 2021
Because these panresistant infections occurred without any exposure to antifungal drugs, the cases are even more worrisome.
Acid suppression therapy increases intestinal colonization of MDROs
July 22, 2021
Is acid suppression therapy associated with an increased risk of intestinal colonization with multidrug-resistant microorganisms (MDROs)?
Antimicrobial resistance threat continues during COVID-19
July 6, 2021
For some patients, the pandemic and antimicrobial resistance are intertwined.
Smart prescribing strategies improve antibiotic stewardship
May 13, 2021
Ruling out UTIs and limiting antibiotic duration in pneumonia patients can help reduce resistance and improve outcomes.
New guidelines on antibiotic prescribing focus on shorter courses
April 6, 2021
“Many physicians do not prescribe short-course therapy, frequently defaulting to 10-day courses regardless of the condition.”
Ceftolozane-tazobactam found effective in critically ill patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections
January 29, 2021
The primary outcome of the study was to assess the efficacy and toxicity of C/T therapy.
C. difficile control could require integrated approach
December 9, 2020
Australian researchers call for a One Health approach to limit spread.