Antimicrobial resistance threatens people all over the world. Find out how continuing Global efforts can save lives and how you can help in your own community.
Resistance isn’t the only problem that can result from antimicrobial overuse. Through decades of research, scientists have begun to realize that microbes, both in our environment and in our bodies, play an important role in maintaining our health.
Labs provide physicians and pharmacists with vital knowledge that allows patient care plans to be executed—all while contributing to the fight against antimicrobial resistance. We sat down for a virtual interview with Dr. Rodney Rohde to discuss the important role of the laboratory in patient care and antimicrobial stewardship.
A new study conducted by UC San Diego Health has shown initial evidence that repurposed heart and flu drugs may help the body fight sepsis, particularly staph sepsis, by protecting blood platelets.