Whole-genome sequencing has been used to demonstrate that carbapenem resistance can be transferred among unrelated bacteria species in a healthcare setting.
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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.
To celebrate International Nurses Day we spoke to Helen Bosley, Infection Prevention and Control Matron at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust about her responsibilities, her daily routine and her hobbies.
With May 12 marking International Nurses Day we spoke to Leila Hail, Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist in Infection Control at University College Hospital, about her responsibilities, the challenges she faces and an incident involving alcohol gel!
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.
World TB Day has seen the launch of the N-TB app, a first-of-kind tool to help healthcare providers in the nutritional assessment and counselling of adult patients with tuberculosis.
Recent research by Public Health England estimates that over 20% of all antibiotic prescriptions written in England primary care centers could be avoided.
We take a look at the key microbiome therapeutics currently in the clinical pipeline for recurrent C. difficile infections and their prospects for the treatment of this disease in the future.
In our latest infographic we provide a visual snapshot of the infections and immune processes that have been linked with the microbiome thus far, explaining some of the evidence
In this article, the authors test ocellatin peptides against one of the most concerning priority pathogens, Pseudomonas aeruginosa.