What makes a urinary tract infection complicated?
There are multiple interpretations of complicated UTIs.
A pill for C. difficile works by increasing microbiome diversity
“I think this marks a moment in this space where we’re going to have better, safer, and more available options for patients.”
Time to positivity doesn’t predict mortality in bloodstream infections with enterococci
Untreatable, drug-resistant fungus found in Texas and Washington, D.C.
Acid suppression therapy increases intestinal colonization of MDROs
Is acid suppression therapy associated with an increased risk of intestinal colonization with multidrug-resistant microorganisms (MDROs)?
Antimicrobial resistance threat continues during COVID-19
For some patients, the pandemic and antimicrobial resistance are intertwined.
Smart prescribing strategies improve antibiotic stewardship
Ruling out UTIs and limiting antibiotic duration in pneumonia patients can help reduce resistance and improve outcomes.
New guidelines on antibiotic prescribing focus on shorter courses
Ceftolozane-tazobactam found effective in critically ill patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections
The primary outcome of the study was to assess the efficacy and toxicity of C/T therapy.
C. difficile control could require integrated approach
Australian researchers call for a One Health approach to limit spread.