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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.


Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Use in Sub-Saharan Africa, Risk Versus Reward
A new study shows the benefits of widespread antibiotic distribution, but what about concerns about encouraging antibiotic resistance?
Reminding Clinicians to Self-Assess Patients' Antibiotics Helps Reduce Duration of Therapy
A study shows that pharmacist-driven education and encouragement of antibiotic self-stewardship can decrease the duration of therapy for broad-spectrum antibiotics.
Review Article Provides Guidance on Bacteremia FAQs
A new literature review offers a summary of the latest research into uncomplicated bacteremia.
New Research Touts Promise of Patient-Specific Antibiograms
New software unveiled last month suggests hospitals could make patient-specific predictions of antibiotic susceptibility.
One Health Antibiotic Stewardship: Lessons from Colistin
The rise in antibiotic resistance has led experts to focus on how to appropriately manage and regulate shared-use antibiotics in humans and animals.
Fear Drives Inappropriate Prescribing of Antibiotics in Hospitals
This emotional drive carried throughout the continuum of the prescribing pathway, from initial prescription to stopping or de-escalating antibiotics.
IMI/REL Proves Effective Against Certain Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infections
Investigational beta-lacatamase inhibitor IMI/REL demonstrates a favorable overall response against certain imipenem-non-susceptible bacterial infections.
Positive Clinical Responses Reported for VIBATIV in Obese & Elderly Patients with cSSSIs
Researchers present positive new data from multiple studies of VIBATIV at the 2018 ECCMID conference in Madrid, Spain.
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