CDC: Superbugs have spread beyond the long-term care setting
Alicia Lasek (f3)
Aug 02, 2022
An increase in community-associated multi-drug-resistant infections is troubling, investigators say.
New antibiotic effectively treats complicated UTIs, trial finds
Oct 20, 2020
The new antibiotic cefiderocol (Fetroja) compared favorably with other standard therapies when treating patients with life-threatening drug-resistant infections.
Drugs will kill CRE colonies
Jan 01, 2014
Particular antibiotics are effective in eliminating colonies of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in asymptomatic carriers of the deadly bacteria, according to clinical research.
Drug treatment eliminates ‘nightmare bacteria’ colonies in people, researchers find
Nov 26, 2013
Particular kinds of antibiotics are effective in eliminating colonies of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in asymptomatic carriers of the deadly bacteria, according to newly published research.
Antibiotic resistance leads to 23,000 deaths a year, providers must implement best practices: CDC ‘landmark’...
Sep 17, 2013
Nursing homes are on the front lines in the increasingly urgent battle against antibiotic-resistant infections, according to a comprehensive new report that ranks the most dangerous antibiotic-resistant...
Catching bad bugs
Jun 01, 2013
New strains of drug-resistant pathogens are targets of more scrutiny among infection control professionals employed in long-term care environments.