Recent reports have shown the frequency of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis (VRE) is higher in Michigan. Do these findings hold up in national data over the 1999-2010...
The Extending the Cure project is a research and consultative effort that frames the growing problem of antibiotic resistance as a challenge in managing a shared societal resource. The inaugural report of Extending the Cure provides an objective evaluation of a number of policies to encourage patients, health care providers, and managed care organizations to make better use of existing antibiotics and to give pharmaceutical firms greater incentives to both develop new antibiotics and care about resistance to existing drugs. It sets the stage for continued research to prevent the impending health crisis of widespread antibiotic resistance.
The Extending the Cure project is funded in part by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through its Pioneer Portfolio, which supports innovative projects that may lead to breakthrough improvements in health and health care.
How has the epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) changed in recent years?
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Earlier this week, the FDA announced new restrictions on the use of cephalosporins in livestock big news for...
It s been a fall of mixed news on antibiotic use in the agricultural industry in the United States. Advocates of restricting the practice balked at the ...
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has put out a call for research to develop a novel kind of bacteria-fighting mechanism, and it was the focus of the most recent...
ResistanceMap's data visualizations on outpatient antibiotic consumption in the United States have been making waves in the U.S. Southeast, where...
The following post originally appeared on CDC's Safe Healthcare blog.
Patients in the United States are among the...
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