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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 8

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.
Prophylactic Antibiotic Use in Pediatric Hospitals Too High, New Study Suggests
In a new international study, a team of European authors says that antibiotic use for preventative purposes is too high in pediatric hospitals, prompting a call for better antibiotic stewardship efforts.
The first case of gonorrhea resistant to available first-line antibiotics has been reported in the United Kingdom.
Aggressive Containment Combats Spread of Nightmare Bacteria
Coordinated efforts with health departments at the local and state levels are protecting individuals by stopping the spread of new and unusual types of antibiotic resistance throughout the United States.
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