What is tuberculosis? Just like the rest of these diseases, it’s caused by a bacterium, specifically Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This one is tricky because there are strains that are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics, so let’s [More]
BODE SCIENCE CENTER Research for infection protection
Peter L. Salgo, MD; Debra Goff, PharmD, FCCP; Andrew Shorr, MD; Jason Pogue, PharmD, BCPS-AQID; and Sandy J. Estrada Lopez, PharmD, BCPS (AQID), highlight the prevalence of multidrug-resistant bacterial infections in the United States and [More]
A Division of Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds presented by Meena Rana, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacterial infections in children are on the rise. A new study shows a 700-percent increase in MDR antibiotic resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections in children admitted to hospitals around the United States. Mayo Clinic pediatric [More]
The most effective means available against bacterial infectious diseases is the administration of antibacterial drugs that kill or inactivate the bacteria. When so many of these drugs are overprescribed, however, bacteria that have developed a [More]
Approved drugs containing thiols as inhibitors of Metallo-β-Lactamases Antibiotic resistance in bacterial pathogens is one of the major threats regarding human health. An alarming trend is the spread of metallo-β-lactamases (MBLs) among gram-negative pathogens that [More]
A report by Monika Martin. Find out more: http://www.dw.de/killer-bacteria-multidrug-resistant-organisms/a-18487153