News

If you want to be fully updated on antimicrobial resistance news, here is the most up-to-date and comprehensive overview. The news items are searchable using the search bar and can be grouped by category. Each news item refers to the original publication. The most important news items are included in the newsletter every fortnight.


2 November 2018

DNA sequencing can be breakthrough technology for better tuberculosis diagnostics

27 October 2018

FDA Proposal Would Make Animal Antibiotic Sales Data More Useful

27 October 2018

How Drug-Resistant Bacteria Travel from the Farm to Your Table

27 October 2018

New ‘Trojan horse’ antibiotic promising

27 October 2018

Can the legacy of industrial pollution influence antimicrobial resistance in estuarine sediments?

27 October 2018

Fast-tracked antibiotic shows promise in phase 2 trial

27 October 2018

Machine learning identifies antibiotic resistance genes in tuberculosis-causing bacteria

27 October 2018

European parliament approves curbs on use of antibiotics on farm animals

27 October 2018

Antibiotic Overuse in Children with Respiratory Syncytial Virus Lower Respiratory Tract Infection

27 October 2018

Systematic review in South Africa reveals antibiotic resistance genes shared between clinical and environmental settings

27 October 2018

Growing fears that veterinary antibiotics may be a factor in rise of deadly superbugs

27 October 2018

UK parliament urges making antimicrobial resistance a priority

27 October 2018

AMR one of the main themes of the G20 Health Ministers meeting

27 October 2018

Tackling AMR through a ‘One Health’ approach: European Parliament adopts Resolution

27 October 2018

Antibiotic-resistant salmonella from chickens infects nearly 100 people

27 October 2018

New test detects 100s of bacteria, resistance genes

27 October 2018

Revealed: world’s largest animal drugs company sells antibiotics to Indian farms to fatten livestock despite superbug risk

27 October 2018

3 million common procedures in England could become ‘life threatening’ without antibiotics

27 October 2018

Analysis of the clinical antibacterial and antituberculosis pipeline

27 October 2018

Occult rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis: better assays are needed

27 October 2018

Outbreak of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa undetected by WHO-endorsed commercial tests: an observational study

27 October 2018

House of Commons: Antimicrobial resistance – Eleventh Report of Session 2017–19

27 October 2018

Financial incentives may cut antibiotic prescribing, with few unintended results

27 October 2018

Achaogen to share data from discontinued antibiotic program

27 October 2018

Introduction and geographic availability of new antibiotics approved between 1999 and 2014

22 October 2018

Phage Therapy Offers Lifeline for Antimicrobial Resistance

22 October 2018

Emerging Antimicrobial Resistance Reporting (GLASS-EAR) webpage is now live

22 October 2018

One of the world’s largest banks has issued an alarming warning about antibiotic resistance — with big consequences for humanity

22 October 2018

Probiotics and antibiotics create a killer combination

22 October 2018

Kerala, India: New plan to counter antimicrobial resistance

22 October 2018

Case Western Reserve Researchers Cure Drug-Resistant Infections without Antibiotics

22 October 2018

New Test Rapidly Identifies Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

22 October 2018

Study finds current diagnostic tests missing MDR-TB cases in South Africa

21 October 2018

Drug-resistant salmonella outbreak impacts Tennessee

21 October 2018

Breastfeeding protects infants from antibiotic-resistant bacteria

21 October 2018

How drug resistant TB evolved and spread globally

21 October 2018

Antimicrobial resistance of major clinical pathogens in South Korea, May 2016 to April 2017: first one-year report from Kor-GLASS

21 October 2018

Developmental roadmap for antimicrobial susceptibility testing systems

21 October 2018

WhatsApp alert improves real-time antimicrobial stewardship program

21 October 2018

Epidemiology of antibiotic resistance of blood culture in educational hospitals in Rasht, North of Iran

21 October 2018

Organizations Across the World Commit to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance

21 October 2018

BD launches molecular test for detecting tuberculosis and multi-drug resistant TB

20 October 2018

Report urges burger chains to hold the antibiotics

20 October 2018

Antibiotic resistance in Palestine: an emerging part of a larger crisis

20 October 2018

£32 million competition launched for AMR research

20 October 2018

Market study finds new antibiotics often not widely distributed globally

20 October 2018

Patent filings for AMR point-of-care tests are declining, with funds lacking

20 October 2018

Two tests do well in detecting colistin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

20 October 2018

Report highlights declining sales of vet antibiotics in Europe

20 October 2018

Multiple introductions and subsequent transmission of multidrug-resistant Candida auris in the USA: a molecular epidemiological survey



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