Live Coverage from ASM 2016

ASM 2016 Importance of Infection Control: Reducing Methicillin Staphylococcus aureus Transmission

Importance of Infection Control: Reducing Methicillin Staphylococcus aureus Transmission

Researchers from Cincinnati Children's Hospital found that Infection control protocols reduced MRSA transmission among patients with cystic fibrosis.

ASM 2016 ASM 2016: Medication Development for Drug Resistant Microbes in Sepsis

ASM 2016: Medication Development for Drug Resistant Microbes in Sepsis

Recent data from ASM 2016 highlight the importance of developing new medications for sepsis.

ASM 2016 Research Explores Immunotherapy for Genital Herpes

Research Explores Immunotherapy for Genital Herpes

These clinical findings represent a new approach to treatment, and may provide a new option for patients suffering from chronic, recurrent genital herpes.

ASM 2016 Researchers Eye Certain Strains for Developing Possible Shigella flexneri Vaccine

Researchers Eye Certain Strains for Developing Possible Shigella flexneri Vaccine

Two prominent Shigella flexneri serotypes could offer broad spectrum immunity from shigellosis.

ASM 2016 Antigens Identified for Use in Potential Urinary Tract Infection Vaccine

Antigens Identified for Use in Potential Urinary Tract Infection Vaccine

Researchers from the University of Michigan developed a vaccine to target siderophores in urinary tract infections.

ASM 2016 Otitis-Prone Children Characterized By Differential Gene Expression in Both Healthy and Acute Otitis Media States

Otitis-Prone Children Characterized By Differential Gene Expression in Both Healthy and Acute Otitis Media States

The reesarchers conducted a differential expression analysis to compare otitis-prone subjects with non-otitis-prone subjects

ASM 2016 Bioactive Compound Shows Promise Against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus

Bioactive Compound Shows Promise Against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus

The compound reduced virus copies in the cells being infected, but it also reduced viral progenies production in the subsequent rounds of virus replication, which stopped the virus from spreading to healthy, noninfected tissues.

ASM 2016 ASM 2016: Hospitals Not At Top of List to Blame in Clostridium Difficile Transmission

ASM 2016: Hospitals Not At Top of List to Blame in Clostridium Difficile Transmission

Importance of C difficile transmission routes varies by setting.

ASM 2016 ASM Data: A Weekly Injection Treatment for Patients With HIV?

ASM Data: A Weekly Injection Treatment for Patients With HIV?

Thirty-nine patients enrolled in this phase 2b study were infected with HIV strains that exclusively use CCR5 co-receptors, with ten continuing treatment today (one and a half years on PRO 140).

ASM 2016 Electronic Consultation Service Helped VA Hospital Cut Down on Unnecessary Office Visits

Electronic Consultation Service Helped VA Hospital Cut Down on Unnecessary Office Visits

Just 4% of patients who used the service needed to see a physician

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