Researchers have discovered a high prevalence of colistin-resistant E. coli in the Vietnamese town of Nguyen Xa, according to research presented at ASM Microbe.
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An isolate of colistin-heteroresistant, carbapenem-resistant, hypervirulent/hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae has been identified in the USA.
In research presented at ASM Microbe a team have delved into the dynamics of E. coli in urban streams in the USA, indicating possible antibiotic resistance activity.
A study presented at ASCO this weekend has suggested that antibiotic use greatly reduces the progression-free survival and overall survival of cancer patients receiving immunotherapy.
The UK government will commit more than £30 million towards funding research against antimicrobial resistance.
In our latest interview, we spoke to Jean-Pierre Paccaud, Director of Business Development & Corporate Strategy at GARDP, about the drug developer’s model and his thoughts on the wider field.
Trends in Acinetobacter baumannii infections, one of the most prevalent hospital-acquired infections in children, have been studied revealing that both cephalosporin and carbapenem resistance has increased.
Take a look behind the science of a recent Future Microbiology article, entitled ‘Better than a pound of cure: preventing the development of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis’ as we ask the authors about the challenges currently facing multidrug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis and what the future might hold.
Using contact precautions in addition the to the basic level of infection control might not limit the spread of drug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, according to work presented at ECCMID.
Research presented at ECCMID outlines the identification and role of novel chromosomal mutations in the development of resistance of Escherichia coli to the broad-spectrum antibiotic fosfomycin.