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US Hospitals Show No Reduction of Antibiotic Use in New 7-Year Study
As individual nations attempt to make meaningful progress on stemming antibiotic use, a troubling new study shows that hospitals in the United States have continued to dispense antibiotics at a steady rate in recent years.
More Infections Linked to the Consumption of Raw Milk in the United States
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn infections from the consumption of raw milk and products made from raw milk will increase, especially in states where raw milk is legal.
Antimicrobial Resistance Study Finds No <i>mcr-1</i> Gene Presence in France
When researchers recently discovered a strain of Escherichia coli resistant to the final resort antibiotics colistin and carbapenem in the United States, it marked an increasing pattern of pan–drug-resistant bacteria appearing worldwide. A new report from France, though, may indicate that identifying and isolating these deadly superbug strains may help us control their spread.
World Leaders Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance at UN General Assembly Meeting
On September 21, 2016, delegates at the 71st meeting of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly gathered to discuss the shared danger of antimicrobial resistance, signaling the global scale of this urgent public health crisis while pledging to collectively tackle the problem of superbugs.
New CDC Study Shows an Increase in Antibiotic Resistance in <em>Salmonella</em>
The number of illnesses, hospitalizations, and deaths caused by Salmonella have been steadily rising each year, and now findings from new report on nontyphoidal Salmonella enterica show that some 20% of blood isolates of the bacteria have antibiotic resistance.
Atlantic Shellfish Products Recalls Oysters due to <i>Salmonella</i> Contamination
In Quebec, Atlantic Shellfish Products Inc. is recalling oysters from the marketplace after possible Salmonella contamination.
Keeping Backyard Flock Owners Safe after Recent Salmonella Outbreaks
As more people are choosing to keep live poultry as pets, educating the public on appropriate health and safety guidelines has become a priority. In response, the CDC is offering recommendations to backyard flock owners.
CDC Releases Genome Sequencing Data on Antibiotic-Resistant <em>Salmonella</em>
For the first time, the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System includes whole genome sequencing data of bacteria from individuals with antibiotic-resistant Salmonella infections.
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