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Research & Reviews  2,244 results

Azithromycin possesses biofilm-inhibitory activity and potentiates non-bactericidal col...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0270983
PloS One; Moshynets OV, Baranovskyi TP et. al.

Jul 2nd, 2022 - Novel antibiotic combinations may act synergistically to inhibit the growth of multidrug-resistant bacterial pathogens but predicting which combination will be successful is difficult, and standard antimicrobial susceptibility testing may not iden...

Identification of a Stable Chromosomal Tandem Multicopy of blaVIM-63, a New blaVIM-2 Ca...
https://doi.org/10.1128/jb.00088-22
Journal of Bacteriology; Pulido MR, García-Montaner A et. al.

Jun 28th, 2022 - This study characterizes a new genetic structure containing a multicopy of a blaVIM-2 variant with an A676C substitution, blaVIM-63. This gene was detected on the chromosome of two carbapenem-resistant clinical strains of Citrobacter freundii ST22...

In vitro activity of aztreonam/avibactam against isolates of Enterobacterales collected...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2022.06.018
Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance; Rossolini GM, Stone G et. al.

Jun 28th, 2022 - Infections caused by drug-resistant Enterobacterales including those producing metallo-β-lactamases (MBLs) are particularly challenging due to limited therapeutic options. The drug combination aztreonam/avibactam (ATM-AVI) is under clinical develo...

Identification and molecular characterization of penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcu...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jcla.24566
Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis; Mosadegh M, Habibi Ghahfarokhi S et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Given the significant role of penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae in inducing severe infectious diseases, identifying serotypes and genotypes that can mediate antimicrobial resistance has become a pillar of treatment strategies. Thi...

Multicenter Evaluation of the Novel ETEST Fosfomycin for Antimicrobial Susceptibility T...
https://doi.org/10.1128/jcm.00021-22
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Goer A, Blanchard LS et. al.

Jun 24th, 2022 - Fosfomycin is a phosphonic acid derivative active against a wide spectrum of Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens. It is used for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections (uUTI) or severe infections by oral or intravenous (i.v....

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Guidelines  2 results

Polymyxin Susceptibility Testing and Interpretive Breakpoints: Recommendations from the...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6985752
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; Pogue JM, Jones RN et. al.

Nov 27th, 2019 - The polymyxins are important agents for carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacilli. The United States Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing breakpoint recommendations for colistin and polymyxin B are that isolates of Pseudomonas aerugi...

The 2018 Lebanese Society of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Guidelines f...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6441166
BMC Infectious Diseases; Haddad N, Kanj SS et. al.

Mar 31st, 2019 - The Lebanese Society of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology (LSIDCM) is involved in antimicrobial stewardship. In an attempt at guiding clinicians across Lebanon in regards to the proper use of antimicrobial agents, members of this socie...

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Drugs  19 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  81 results

INterest of the Negative Predictive Value of Integrons in Choosing a Narrow-spectrum Empirical anTibiotic Treatment vs Usual Empirical Antibiotic Treatment for Urinary Tract infectionS in the PEDia...
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05066854

Jun 24th, 2022 - Urinary tract infections with fever are common in children and require primary health care management. Because of the risk of immediate evolution to a systemic infection with long-term renal scars, empirical antibiotic treatment is recommended. Th...

Impact of a Strategy Based on Bacterial DNA Detection to Optimize Antibiotics in Immunocompromised Patients With Hospital-acquired Pneumonia Requiring Mechanical Ventilation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05405491

Jun 6th, 2022 - RESPIRE is a randomized, unblinded, controlled study to measure the impact of a strategy based on a PCR test on the adjustment of antimicrobial therapy in immunocompromised patients suspected with ventilator-associated or hospital-acquired pneumon...

Genotypic Versus Phenotypic Susceptibility Testing of Positive Blood Cultures
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03744728

Apr 22nd, 2022 - This study is designed as a prospective, randomized, open-label trial evaluating antimicrobial utilization, clinical outcomes, and healthcare costs among patients with positive blood cultures. Patients will be randomized to one of the following FD...

Clinical Performance and Reproducibility of the Accelerate PhenoTest™ Blood Culture (BC) Kit With New Antibiotic Wave I Updates
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04295915

Apr 22nd, 2022 - This clinical study entitled "Clinical Performance and Reproducibility of the Accelerate PhenoTest™ BC Kit Using the Accelerate Pheno™ System with New Antibiotic Wave I Updates for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Positive Blood Culture Spe...

Empirical Antibiotic and Outcome in Community-onset Bacteremia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03765749

Apr 19th, 2022 - Prospective cohort study is conducted for monitoring outcomes and risk factors among community-onset bacteremia caused by third generation cephalosporin resistant enterobacteriaceae. Primary endpoint is mortality rate among those who received init...

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News  62 results

2018 Medical Device Recalls | FDA
https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/medical-device-recalls/2018-medical-device-recalls

The list below contains recalls that were issued in 2018. 2018 Recalls Device Name Date GE Healthcare Recalls CareScape R860 Inspiratory Safety Guard Due to Risk of Disconnection from Breathing Circuit 12/12/18 Synaptive Medical Recalls BrightMatt...

Drug-Resistant Meningitis Found in Several US Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/932621

Jun 18th, 2020 - During the past year, 11 US patients have presented with drug-resistant meningitis, according to a Health Alert Network health advisory from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Neisseria meningitidis isolates from a patient's dem...

CMS’s new rule for antibiotic stewardship: The case of H. pylori
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/217819/practice-management/cmss-new-rule-antibiotic-stewardship-case-h-pylori
David Y. Graham, MD, Hashem B. El-Serag, MD, MPH, AGAF

Feb 25th, 2020 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a new regulation requiring all hospitals participating in its programs to establish antimicrobial stewardship programs by March 30, 2020 (https://federalregister. gov/d/2019-20736).

BioMerieux Recalls VITEK 2 Gram Positive Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) Cards Due to False Results for some strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) | FDA
https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/medical-device-recalls/biomerieux-recalls-vitek-2-gram-positive-antimicrobial-susceptibility-testing-ast-cards-due-false

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death Recalled Product Name: VITEK 2 Gram Positive Cefoxitin Screen; VITEK 2 Gram Positive AST for Oxacillin   Lot...

Low-Salt Diet and Heart Failure; New Gonorrhea Tx: It's PodMed Double T!
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/hypertension/76245

Nov 10th, 2018 - PodMed Double T is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso, look at the top me...

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