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.
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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.
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By carefully considering the characteristics of certain old and new antibiotics, it may be possible to overcome many bacterial resistance mechanisms, including when more than one is present.
A Phase II, muti-center, randomized, open-label trial has reported that a novel oral antibiotic, zoliflodacin, is effective in the treatment of uncomplicated urogenital gonorrhea.
A new study from the ECDC has estimated that 33,000 individuals die each year as a consequence of infections with antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
In this article, the authors discuss their research using non-ribosome targeting tobramycin-based adjuvants to overcome the intrinsic resistance observed in bacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
New data analysis of three clinical trials has suggested that a precision medicine approach could allow some pulmonary TB patients to have significantly shorter treatment periods.