Agriculture has almost 300 compounds they can use on fungi. In medicine, there are four. And Agriculture uses the four that docters also use, because they work so well.
Immediate and coordinated action is required to tackle the threat posed by AMR. Vaccines alone will not be sufficient to achieve this, but they are critical tools that can play an important role when deployed alongside broader activities.
Farmers have a vital role to play in stemming the spread of antimicrobial resistance among disease-causing pathogens, and can make a significant contribution simply by adopting good hygiene practices during their day-to-day farm operations.
Emerging triazole-resistance complicates treatment of Invasive Aspergillosis. The choice of empiric treatment agent for Invasive Aspergillosis should depend on local resistance rates. Resistance PCR can greatly increase the potential for targeted treatment of Invasive Aspergillosis.
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) investigators found that patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) had effective treatment begun 5 weeks earlier when pyrosequencing (PSQ) was used to detect resistance mutations than when it was not, according to a study yesterday in Clinical Infectious Diseases.