Results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided insights into why Candida auris outbreaks frequent in healthcare facilities.
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Research presented at ASM Microbe (20–24 June 2019; CA, USA) has demonstrated the presence of Staphylococcus aureus in 40% of a sample of cell phones tested at a university.
A report analyzing the prevalence and incidence of chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and syphilis for 2016 has reported that rates of these four curable sexually transmitted infections remain high, estimating 376.4 million cases in 2016.
Long durations of antibiotic use in middle- and late-adulthood have been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular events in new research studying over 36,000 women.
A huge upsurge in malaria cases has been caused by Venezuela’s socioeconomic and political crisis, undoing years of progress and endangering neighbouring countries, according to research presented at ECCMID.
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.
The ECDC has reported that the burden of healthcare-associated infections is substantial and variability in microbiological testing suggests these infections could be managed better, according to research presented at ECCMID.
In a new review of the condition, experts from NIAID have called for a galvanized research response to growing cases of acute flaccid myelitis.
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.
The latest report from the ECDC and WHO has analysed the 2017 data for the European region, suggesting that despite an overall decline in the number of cases, TB remains a major public health challenge.