Children deemed low risk who were tested for penicillin allergy tolerated the medication within the following year without serious adverse or allergic reactions.
Use of certain antibiotics may be contributing to the rise of kidney stones among children and adults.
The 36 recalled lots were manufactured by Hospira and marketed by Apotex.
Five-day nitrofurantoin may be a better alternative than single-dose fosfomycin for treating uncomplicated UTI in women.
Findings do not provide evidence that antibiotic mixing, compared with antibiotic cycling with 6-week cycling periods, with third-generation or fourth-generation cephalosporins, piperacillin-tazobactam, and carbapenems reduces the prevalence of carriage with antibiotic-resistant, Gram-negative bacteria in the ICU.
Cross-sectional survey represents the first assessment of antimicrobial prescription practices for prophylaxis in pediatric patients hospitalized worldwide.
The need for innovative new infection prevention programs, antibiotics, and vaccines to prevent and treat antibiotic-resistant infections is an international priority.
Early aggressive action should be taken to prevent the spread of bacteria harboring unusual resistance genes.
The use of acid-suppressive medications and antibiotics during the first 6 months of infancy is tied to subsequent development of allergic disease.
The potential role of vaccinations in combatting antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is currently undervalued. The distribution and development of new vaccines should be priorities in efforts to address the AMR crisis.
The new WHO guidelines restricts antibiotic use in animals for purposes of growth promotion as well as avoidance of use for disease prevention.
Findings from the study did not provide evidence that antibiotic mixing, compared with antibiotic cycling with 6-week cycling periods reduced the prevalence of carriage with antibiotic-resistant, Gram-negative bacteria in the ICU.
Evaluating treatment with meropenem/vaborbactam to piperacillin-tazobactam in patients with complicated UTIs.
The recommendation was made after the FDA reviewed the results of a 10-year follow-up of the CLARICOR trial, which investigated the effects of clarithromycin in patients with stable coronary heart disease.
Investigators identified patient, provider, and practice characteristics associated with antibiotic prescribing in an attempt to determine factors contributing to inappropriate antimicrobial use.
Patient, practice, and provider characteristics are associated with inappropriate antimicrobial prescribing in the outpatient setting.
Study analyzed the trends of nasopharyngeal carriage and antibiotic resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenza, and Moraxella catarrhalis isolated from young children with acute otitis media during a 16-year period.
Long-term oral macrolide administration may increase macrolide-resistant Propionibacterium acnes.
The CDC has released new data in its Antibiotic Resistance Investment Map on the progress in combating antibiotic resistance.
Developing alternative, non-antibiotic treatments for certain "self-limiting infections" may help preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics.
A new immunotherapy approach has shown promise in it's first-in-human trial for antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Using whole-genome sequencing, investigators determined that genetically different plasmids from antibiotic-resistant strains emerged in Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium in the late 1950s, prior to the release of ampicillin for clinical use.
Experts discuss antibiotic classes in development, which agents holds the most promise, and how to prevent further resistance.
Physicians can help avoid contributing to antibiotic resistance by recognizing and using appropriate alternative treatments, and having a strategy so that patients are not on antibiotics for a long period of time.
Inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics is a contributing factor in antibiotic resistance.
New data confirms delafloxacin shows high response rates against MRSA.
Looking for a way to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use for adults with acute sore throats, researchers evaluated whether as single dose of oral corticosteriod can effectively reduce likelihood of symptom resolution.
Hospira is voluntarily recalling one lot of Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection after a confirmed customer reported of glass within a single vial.
New data finds Vabomere, a combination antibiotic for the treatment of CRE infections as best available treatment.
Azithromycin is more likely to reduce exacerbations of COPD among patients with antibodies against Helicobacter pylori.
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