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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.


Incentivizing Pharma Companies to Develop Lifesaving Drugs
James S. Lewis, PharmD, FIDSA, shares different proposals shared in the health care community to incentivize pharmaceutical companies to develop needed drugs.
VABOMERE Shows Higher Cure Rate in Patients with CRE Infections Vs. Best Available Therapy
Michael N. Dudley, PharmD, explains how VABOMERE was associated with a higher overall cure rate and lower mortality compared with the best available therapy in patients with CRE infections in a recent trial.
What is the First-line Empiric Therapy for Candidemia?
Monica Mahoney, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, explains the first-line empiric therapy for candidemia.
What is the Advantage of Administering a Beta-Lactam with a Beta-Lactamase Inhibitor?
Amanda Paschke, MD, MSCE, explains the advantage of administering a beta-lactam in combination with a beta-lactamase inhibitor.
Fosfomycin: A Novel Epoxide Antimicrobial
Evelyn J. Ellis-Grosse, PhD, chief scientific officer of Zavante Therapeutics, explains why Zavante Therapeutic’s fosfomycin is a unique, novel antimicrobial.
How Do You Prescribe for Patients with Beta-Lactam Allergies Without a Skin Test or Allergy Consult?
Christopher McCoy, PharmD, shares the protocol for approaching patients who may have a beta-lactam allergy.
What Advantage Does Delafoxacin Have Over Other Fluoroquinolones?
Sue Cammarata, MD, explains the advantages that delafloxcin has over other fluoroquinolones.
What Is the Standardized Antimicrobial Administration Ratio?
Neil Fishman, MD, explains what the standardized antimicrobial administration ratio is.