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Ceftolozane-tazobactam: An Alternative Therapy to Treat <i>Pseudomonas</i> Infections
Jason Pogue, PharmD, BCPS-ID, explains the clinical significance of his research team’s findings regarding the use of ceftolozane-tazobactam to treat Pseudomonas infections.
Using Synergistic Combination Drug Therapy to Battle Antibiotic Resistance
Edmond LaVoie, PhD, explains how his team’s approach can be applied in the development of novel drugs for the treatment of drug-resistant infections caused by Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria.
Developing New Antibiotics: What's the Best Approach to Take?
Daniel Pilch, PhD, discusses the approach that he and his team took to develop a new drug to fight MRSA.
Societal Challenges Keep At-risk Individuals from Taking PrEP
Kenneth Mayer, MD, discusses some societal challenges that at-risk individuals face today that may keep them from taking pre-exposure prophylaxis.
How Do Antimicrobial Shortages Differ Between High- & Low-Income Countries?
Milena McLaughlin, PharmD, MSc, explains how antimicrobial shortages differ between high- and low-income countries.
What Are the Special Properties of MRSA Prodrug TXA709?
Edmond LaVoie, PhD, describes the properties of prodrug TXA709.
Why Clinicians Need to Know the Challenges Associated with Getting AST Results
ason Gallagher, PharmD, BCPS FCCP, FIDSA, explains why clinicians should be aware of the challenges associated with getting antimicrobial susceptibility testing results.
Outbreaks in Operating Rooms: How Do They Happen?
Arjun Srinivasan, MD, discusses how outbreaks can occur in operating rooms.
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