Candid auris infections took the public by surprise, the CDC added two new microbes to its list of Urgent Threats, and a KFF poll suggested that awareness of antimicrobial resistance is on the rise.
Identifying Gram-negative Carbapenem-Resistant Bacteria with Dr. Allison McMullen
Timely identification of carbapenem-resistant organisms is crucial to orient antibiotics and save lives.
World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019 Toolkit
Our 2019 toolkit provides resources for the public to learn about antimicrobial resistance, as well as resources for healthcare, scientific, and administrative professionals.
The Rise of Nightmare Bacteria: Carbapenem Resistance
Transmissible CRE infections have been recognized for the last two decades. The first major documentation of CRE occurred in Okazaki, Japan, in the 1980s. Today, CRE infections tend to be most common in India and Southeast Asia.
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...