Changes in both antibiotic concentration and nutrient availability can push populations beyond a tipping point, creating irreversible shifts in community composition to drug-resistance.
Browsing: Antimicrobial Resistance
Antibiotic effectiveness can be restored if utilized in the correct combination with each other, non-antibiotic adjuvants or even food additives.
A new study has revealed gender-specific differences in infection and in antibiotic resistance genes during N. gonorrhoeae infection.
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.
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.
The UK government will commit more than £30 million towards funding research against antimicrobial resistance.
The Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership (GARDP) – an interview with Jean-Pierre Paccaud
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.
A peek behind the paper – better than a pound of cure; steps to prevent multidrug resistant tuberculosis in adults and children
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.