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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.

ANTIBIOTICS NEWS - Page 5

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.
Pathogen and Treatment Paradigms for Multidrug-Resistant Infections
Expert panelists in the field of infectious diseases discuss the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.
Patient Demand Outweighs Guidelines When it Comes to Appropriate Prescribing of Antibiotics
According to recent research from Johns Hopkins Medicine, when it comes to making choices on appropriate antibiotic prescribing, outpatient providers are making the decision based on patient demand, not necessarily on what's actually appropriate for the condition. 
Crossing the Communication Chasm to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance & Ensure A Safer Future
In the SHEA Spring 2018 Opening Plenary, Zintars Beldavs stresses the importance of communication and collaboration in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
<i>Contagion</i>® to Report on the SHEA Spring 2018 Conference
Contagion® will be covering the conference, and so, keep a look out for session coverage as well as interviews with some of the key presenters.
Microbiota-Based Therapy Shows Promise for <i>C. difficile</i> Sufferers
One dose of microbiota-based therapy proved more effective than 2 at wiping out recurrent C. difficile infection.
Antibiotics Help <i>C. diff</i> Compete for Nutrients Needed to Survive & Thrive
Study finds antibiotic use alters native gut bacteria that normally compete with C. diff for nutrients.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—April 1, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
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