The Contagion® Antibiotics specialty page provides antibiotics-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.
In a new study conducted in a healthcare system in the Bronx, a team of healthcare providers has created a new program to cut hospital readmission rates in patients receiving outpatient IV antibiotic treatment.
More than 200 scientists, medical professionals, and environmental researchers have released a statement calling on the international community to take further steps to limit the use of triclosan, triclocarban, and other antimicrobial compounds.
As new antibiotics are not being developed fast enough to fight against drug-resistant bacteria, new research shows that probiotic bacteria found in cheese and yogurt may offer an effective alternative.
Pleuromutilin antibiotics, meningococcal disease, tuberculosis, a new fluoroquinolone to treat acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections, and WHO’s position on HPV vaccine recommendations makes up this week’s Top 5 articles.
A new Johns Hopkins study finds that one fifth of hospitalized adults experience adverse effects from prescribed antibiotics; one fifth of those effects occurred in patients who should not have been prescribed antibiotics in the first place.
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