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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.


What Is the Standardized Antimicrobial Administration Ratio?
Neil Fishman, MD, explains what the standardized antimicrobial administration ratio is.
All Antibiotic Orders Should Include Indication for Use
Emily Heil, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, sheds light on one of the standards of new antibiotic stewardship regulations: all antibiotic orders should include indication for use.
CD101: A New Long-Acting Echinocandin
David Andes, MD, shares the half-life and dosing intervals for a new long-acting echinocandin.
What Were the Top-line Data Results from the LEAP-1 Study?
Steven Gelone, PharmD, shares the topline data yielded from the LEAP-1  study.
What Makes Eravacycline a Unique Antibiotic?
Patrick Horn, MD, PhD, explains why eravacycline is a unique antibiotic and how it stands up against many different types of pathogens, including those that are multidrug-resistant.
Addressing Issues Surrounding Current Antibiotic Development
James S. Lewis, PharmD, FIDSA, addresses the issues that surround current antibiotic development.
What Makes ABSSSI Antibiotic Iclaprim Unique?
William D. O’Riordan, MD, FACEP, explains what makes iclaprim a unique antibiotic.
What Are the Next Steps for Iclaprim?
David Huang, PhD, MD, explains what the next steps are for iclaprim, an antibiotic developed to treat patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held a recent briefing on flu season as 49 states report widespread flu activity.