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New Study Detects Increase in MCR-1 Positive Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria in Humans
Investigators in China have found that the presence of the MCR-1 gene has increased in humans over a period of 5 years.
NIST's Sensor Technique Provides Faster Testing for Antibiotic Susceptibility
A new antibiotic susceptibility testing device developed by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology could offer doctors a faster way to prescribe the right antibiotic.
Drug-Resistant Shiga Toxin-Producing <i>Escherichia coli</i> Cases Increasing
A recent study of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains reports a high frequency of STEC antimicrobial resistance to drugs commonly used in human and veterinary medicine.
WHO Confirms Serious Lack of New Antibiotics to Combat Resistant Pathogens
WHO report confirms that “the world is running out of antibiotics” to treat resistant priority pathogens
Are We a Glutton for Antimicrobial Resistance?
To paraphrase Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, “we are what we eat”—Especially when it comes to antimicrobials and food-producing animals.
<em>E. coli</em> Bacteria Exploit Copper to Fuel UTIs
A new study reports that Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria are commandeering copper ions to strengthen bacteria levels in hard-to-treat urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Swimming Safety Tips to Prevent Recreational Water Illnesses
With summer in full swing, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers tips to prevent catching recreational water illnesses from pathogens such as Cryptosporidium, Escherichia coli, Giardia, Shigella, and norovirus.
Diversity of <em>E. Coli</em> Create a Complex View of Bloodstream Infections in Superbugs Study
Data gleaned from a new study suggests that drug-resistant “superbugs” are not necessarily out-competing other strains.
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