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FDA Releases NARMS Report on Food-borne Antimicrobial Resistance
While a new FDA report shows antibiotic resistance remains low among many food-borne bacteria, some pathogens are increasingly showing multidrug resistance. 
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of October 29, 2017
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
How is Pharma Tackling Antibiotic Resistance? Public Health Watch Report
What is pharma doing about the impending antibiotic resistance “apocalypse?”
FDA Clears 3 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Tests to Guide Appropriate Use of Baxdela
Three antimicrobial susceptibility tests have been cleared by the FDA concurrently with the launch of a new antibiotic Baxdela, to help guide its use.
Theravance Biopharma Shares Positive New Data on VIBATIV at CHEST Meeting
At this year’s annual CHEST meeting, Theravance Biopharma investigators report positive new data pertaining to VIBATIV gleaned from the TOUR study.
Continuing the Fight Against Gram-Negative Infections: Help for Existing Carbapenems—Part 2
Another prong in the battle against resistant Gram-negative infections is the addition of beta-lactamase inhibitors to restore or improve the activity of older carbapenems.
New Study Detects Increase in MCR-1 Positive Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria in Humans
Investigators in China have found that the presence of the MCR-1 gene has increased in humans over a period of 5 years.
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