Center for Biological Diversity: up to 480,000 acres of Florida citrus treated with more than 650,000 pounds of streptomycin per year.
Researchers of Osaka University found a prevalence of 70% of colistin-resistant Escherichia coli in intestines in Vietnam residents.
Research by Boulos & Cooper Pharmaceuticals, US- based Product Safety Labs and ToxStrategies and Flinders University shows potential of Ramazol in animal studies.
Information generated by WGS and analyzed for the presence of AMR genes can be uploaded into public database.
Aim to build a rapid diagnostic device to test the growth of bacterial samples in the presence of different antibiotics.
Authors recommend approach involving the infection control specialist, as well as various cadres of health-care providers.
Colistin, used to treat certain infections in humans, applied in farming will affect its efficacy when used in humans.
The Dag Hammarskjold Foundation and ReAct – Action on Antibiotic Resistance hosted a meeting to discuss how AMR could become more visible and how more funds to tackle AMR could be mobilized. Download the report!
First multi-actor partnership tests chemical compounds for antibacterial activity
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global problem hindering treatment of bacterial infections, rendering many aspects of modern medicine less effective. AMR genes (ARGs) are frequently located on plasmids, which are self-replicating elements of DNA. They are often transmissible between bacteria, and some have spread globally. Novel strategies to combat AMR are needed, and plasmid curing and anti-plasmid approaches could reduce ARG prevalence, and sensitise bacteria to antibiotics.
Researchers at an Indian hospital have identified strains of hypervirulent, carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae associated with extremely high mortality rates, according to a new study in the Journal of the Association of Physicians of India.
The Indian government may be nearing a ban on the use of colistin for growth promotion in food-producing animals, according to media reports.