Scientists exploring the genome of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi have unveiled the alarming presence of antimicrobial resistance genes from isolates of the recent outbreak in Bangladesh; new geographical origins and spread of resistance is implicated.
Researchers from the University of Zurich have discovered that thanatin, a compound produced naturally by the spined soldier bug, could target Gram-negative bacteria by preventing formation of the bacteria’s outer membrane – an unprecedented mechanism.
Glenn Tillotson gives us an overview of the CDiff Foundation’s 6th annual educational meeting, including updates on new C. difficile IDSA/SHEA clinical guidelines and patient perspectives.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Virology paper as we ask author Darrell Tan about the potential of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention, PrEP failure and what research is needed in the field.
In this interview, take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology paper on the emergence of antifungal resistance and what can be done in response with author, Justin Beardsley.
In this interview, take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology paper on antibiotic resistance targets for point-of-care diagnostics with author, John P. Hays.