In women from 2 independent ethnic groups relocating from Thailand to the United States, investigators found a rapid increase in gut microbiome antibiotic resistance genes richness and abundance.
Recent reports present updated summaries of common pathogens and antimicrobial resistance patterns among health care-associated infections.
Progress has been made in slowing antibiotic resistance-associated deaths.
Use of at least five drugs recommended for intensive-phase treatment, four drugs for continuation phase
Researchers aimed to determine the association of antibiotic usage and rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis and flares.
The majority of patients with cystic fibrosis experience at least 1 antibiotic adverse drug reaction.
The FDA has granted QIDP designation and Fast Track designation to ATM-AVI for treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections and more.
There appears to be an increased risk of cardiac symptoms, but not cardiac arrhythmias, in patients using stimulants and quinolone antibiotics concomitantly.
Many older adults do not follow instructions related to antibiotic use.
In this study, we found that early first antibiotic administration was associated with improved outcomes in ED patients with septic shock using propensity score analysis.
For the treatment of drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, ceftolozane/tazobactam regimens are superior to alternative therapies.
Postoperative antibiotic prescriptions are associated with reduced rates of infections after facial plastic surgery.
Although uptake was limited, prophylactic treatment with moxifloxacin was well-tolerated in individuals with evidence of latent tuberculosis who were in contact with patients with high-risk multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
Compared with intravenous treatment, oral antimicrobial therapy reduced hospital stays for patients with acute pyelonephritis caused by extended-spectrum, β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriales.
Most office-based physicians who provide STI services report not having on-site access to the recommended injectable medications for same-day treatment of gonorrhea and syphilis.
The FDA’s Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee voted in favor of approval of cefiderocol for the treatment of complicated UTIs including pyelonephritis.
As a result of retrospective identification of inappropriate use of antibiotics, antimicrobial stewardship is a growing area of concern and research in medicine. This was clearly demonstrated via a plethora of poster presentations on this topic at IDWeek 2019.
A shorter course of antibiotic treatment for uncomplicated gram-negative bloodstream infections appears to be as effective as long-course antibiotic treatment.
Lefamulin appears to be noninferior in safety and efficacy compared with moxifloxicin in the treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia.
A new scoring system for Drug Resistance in Pneumonia (DRIP) has demonstrated efficacy in improving pneumonia-related prescription trends, including a significant drop in broad-spectrum antibiotic prescriptions.