Researchers have developed a game theory approach and a machine learning algorithm to accurately identify antibiotic resistance genes in bacteria.
Browsing: Resistance Screening
Multidrug resistance to two antimalarials, used in combination as a first-line therapy, has been found using genomic surveillance to be rapidly spreading throughout Asia.
ASM Microbe: Sustained transmission of resistant bacterial strain detected in hospital for over 3 years
A team of researchers have demonstrated the transmission of a single bacterial strain that possessed a carbapenem-resistance gene, using whole-genome sequencing.
Scientists at California State University, Fresno have identified multidrug resistance in six probiotic Bacillus strains to several antibiotics through genetic analysis.
ECCMID19: Does staying in a hotel increase the risk of colonization with ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae?
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.
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.
More focus should be put on determining if pathogens are resistant or resilient to antibiotics, according to a new study. This distinction could allow for improved, personalized treatment and help to preserve current antibiotics.
Whole-genome sequencing of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi reveals new antimicrobial resistant isolates
Scientists exploring the genome of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi have unveiled the alarming presence of antimicrobial resistance genes from isolates of the recent outbreak in Bangladesh; new geographical origins and spread of resistance is implicated.
A peek behind the paper – John P. Hays on antibiotic resistance targets for point-of-care diagnostics
In this interview, take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology paper on antibiotic resistance targets for point-of-care diagnostics with author, John P. Hays.
The European Gonococcal Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme has revealed high levels of azithromycin resistance in Europe, however, these have remained relatively stable.