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7 May 2024

A comparative study on antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli isolates from Austrian patients and wastewater-influenced Danube River water and biofilms

6 May 2024

Current understanding and knowledge gaps regarding wildlife as reservoirs of antimicrobial resistance

6 May 2024

Exeter announces new £3.4 million global funding for solutions to antifungal drug resistance

6 May 2024

Tackling antimicrobial resistance in food and agriculture

6 May 2024

Fleming Initiative launches a new media network to tackle antimicrobial resistance

6 May 2024

Exploring the causes of the prevalence of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis

4 May 2024

Multidrug resistance in Salmonella isolates of swine origin: mobile genetic elements and plasmids associated with cephalosporin resistance with potential transmission to humans

4 May 2024

The facilitators of and barriers to antimicrobial use and misuse in Lalitpur, Nepal: a qualitative study

4 May 2024

Could the effect of antimicrobials on antimicrobial resistance be saturated at high antimicrobial consumption? A comparison of the MORDOR and ResistAZM studies

4 May 2024

Strengthening the EU response to prevention and control of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR): Policy priorities for effective implementation

3 May 2024

Call for actionable steps in response tothe rising threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

3 May 2024

What Is Ethically Important About Antimicrobial Resistance?

3 May 2024

Ecological and evolutionary mechanisms driving within-patient emergence of antimicrobial resistance

2 May 2024

Transmission of antibiotic resistance through organic amendments in arable land: A 3-year field study with pigeonpea–wheat cropping system

2 May 2024

Ecological and evolutionary mechanisms driving within-patient emergence of antimicrobial resistance

1 May 2024

Explaining the barriers faced by veterinarians against preventing antimicrobial resistance: an innovative interdisciplinary qualitative study

1 May 2024

Antibiotic class with potent in vivo activity targeting lipopolysaccharide synthesis in Gram-negative bacteria

1 May 2024

Antimicrobial resistance prevalence in bloodstream infection in 29 European countries by age and sex: An observational study

1 May 2024

A National Quality Improvement Collaborative to Improve Antibiotic Use in Pediatric Infections

1 May 2024

Study finds resistance to critically important antibiotics in uncooked meat sold for human and animal consumption

1 May 2024

In vitro model at centre of antimicrobial drug development

30 April 2024

Introduction of antimicrobial resistance education in pharmacy curricula in India: Lessons learned and future direction

30 April 2024

FAO launches global 10-year initiative to reduce the need for antimicrobials for sustainable agrifood systems transformation

30 April 2024

Climate change risks fuelling antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’

28 April 2024

Antibiotic use and resistance patterns at Rumphi District Hospital in Malawi: a cross-sectional study

28 April 2024

Antimicrobial-resistant hospital infections remain at least 12% above pre-pandemic levels, major US study finds

28 April 2024

WHO reports widespread overuse of antibiotics in patients hospitalized with COVID-19

27 April 2024

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR): an important one health issue for layer and meat poultry industries worldwide

27 April 2024

Climate change is multiplying the threat caused by antimicrobial resistance

27 April 2024

Navigating antimicrobial resistance in a globalized world: The crucial roles of the gut microbiome and migration

26 April 2024

Novel survey distribution methods: impact on antimicrobial resistance research outcomes

26 April 2024

Extending the Potency and Lifespan of Antibiotics: Inhibitors of Gram-Negative Bacterial Efflux Pumps

25 April 2024

Global Burden of Fungal Infections and Antifungal Resistance from 1961 to 2024: Findings and Future Implications

25 April 2024

In situ captured antibacterial action of membrane-incising peptide lamellae

25 April 2024

Prevalence and genomic-based antimicrobial resistance analysis of Avibacterium paragallinarum isolates in Guangdong Province, China

25 April 2024

EU approves new antibiotic to tackle rise of superbugs

25 April 2024

Biodiversity of carbapenem-resistant bacteria in clinical samples from the Southwest Amazon region (Rondônia/Brazil)

25 April 2024

Developing an ethical evaluation framework for coercive antimicrobial stewardship policies

25 April 2024

Antimicrobial Resistance, One Health Interventions and the Least Restrictive Alternative Principle

25 April 2024

Changes in the Appropriateness of US Outpatient Antibiotic Prescribing After the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis of 2016–2021 Data

25 April 2024

Tackling the threat of antimicrobial resistance in neonates and children: outcomes from the first WHO-convened Paediatric Drug Optimisation exercise for antibiotics

24 April 2024

Investigating antimicrobial resistancegenes in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania cattle using metagenomics

24 April 2024

Assessing Clinician Utilization of Next-Generation Antibiotics Against Resistant Gram-Negative Infections in U.S. Hospitals

23 April 2024

An effective antibiofilm strategy based on bacteriophages armed with silver nanoparticles

23 April 2024

Antimicrobial resistance landscape in a metropolitan city context using open drain wastewater-based metagenomic analysis

23 April 2024

Black women hospitalised in USA with blood infection resistant to last-resort antibiotic at increased risk of death

22 April 2024

Resistant Escherichia coli isolated from wild mammals from two rescue and rehabilitation centers in Costa Rica: characterization and public health relevance

22 April 2024

Factors associated with the use of antibiotics for children presenting with illnesses with fever and cough obtained from prescription and non-prescription sources: a cross-sectional study of data for 37 sub-Saharan African countries

22 April 2024

WHO publishes updated list of medically important antimicrobials

22 April 2024

Comprehensive identification of pathogenic microbes and antimicrobial resistance genes in food products using nanopore sequencing-based metagenomics

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