Over the past decade, bloodstream infections (BSI) caused by nontyphoidal Salmonella have killed approximately 650,000 people globally. Salmonella is also the most frequently isolated pathogen in hospitalized patients diagnosed with community-onset BSI in Africa and Asia.
Immunoinformatics Can Help Advance Vaccine Development & Fight Infectious Disease
Authors of a February 2020 ImmunoTargets and Therapy article argue that immunoinformatics can help tackle three major concerns: emerging infectious disease, pathogens with antigenic variability, and personalized vaccines.
What You Can Expect from the New National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
In a continued effort to fight AMR, the Federal Task Force on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) released the 2020-2025 National Action Plan for CARB in October 2020.
Sepsis Management and Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: Strengthening the Relationship
Administering antimicrobial therapy is essential for treating the underlying infections that cause sepsis, but the protocols for doing so can, at times, clash with antimicrobial stewardship guidelines.
The Value of Diagnostics in Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance – A Public Health Problem
At this year’s World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress, Dr. Tristan Timbrook delivered a...