Staying in a hotel or private accommodation has been associated with carrying ESBL-producing bacteria in travelers to low- and middle-income countries, according to research presented at ECCMID.
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New research presented at ECCMID has identified a novel association between antimicrobial resistance and climatic factors in Europe.
Only one-third of patients entering the emergency department with a suspected UTIs actually have evidence of infection, however, almost all were treated with antibiotics, according to research presented at ECCMID.
Contamination of privacy curtains with multidrug-resistant organisms could be a common issue and a source of transmission to patients, according to research presented at ECCMID.
Take a look at this month’s industry headlines including news on Sanofi’s Dengvaxia® vaccine from the USA and the Philippines, clinical trial results for RSV vaccines and HIV injectables and new acquisitions for Merck.
Economist, Lord Jim O’Neill, has suggested that nationalized or state-run drug companies could be the answer to the lack of investment in antibiotic development.
An international study has compared the number of antibiotic resistance genes in water treatment plants across European countries, discovering that this correlates with the number of resistant bacteria in patient samples and antibiotic consumption across the region.
New research from the Stevens Institute of Technology has developed a microgel coating for implanted medical devices that can release micro-doses of antibiotics on bacterial contact, potentially combatting infection.
Could the development of products that produce a constant level of exogenous Reactive Oxygen® be beneficial in preventing and treating polymicrobial wound infections? Discover the potential of this avenue for multi-drug resistant organisms and more in our latest opinion piece.
The World Health Organization has released a new Technical Note updating countries worldwide on optimal methods and diagnostic techniques to improve antimicrobial resistance surveillance.