Topics in Clinical Biosecurity: Antibiotic Resistance
Listed below are all CBN articles on Antibiotic Resistance published since 2005
- 12-06-2013: Antimicrobial Resistance--A Call to Action A document just published makes a strong case for addressing the problem of antimicrobial resistance now, before it leads to a global public health emergency.
- 03-16-2012: Fatal Flu Cluster in Maryland Highlights Complications of MRSA Three deaths and 1 case of severe pneumonia were recently reported in 1 MD family; H3N2 flu confirmed in all 4; MRSA in at least 2.
- 01-20-2012: Totally Drug Resistant Tuberculosis The treatment of tuberculosis (TB), once the leading cause of death from an infectious disease, is now complicated by antimicrobial resistance
- 10-10-2008: Rising Staphylococcus aureus Co-infection among Pediatric Influenza Deaths Results of a study of pediatric influenza mortality for 3 influenza seasons (2004-2007), by investigators at the CDC, were published in the October 2008 issue.
- 06-21-2007: Highly Lethal MRSA Pneumonia Associated with Influenza In a recent issue of MMWR the CDC reported an outbreak of severe community acquired pneumonia (CAP) due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
- 06-07-2007: Learning from the XDR-TB Experience: Policy Priorities Going Forward Careful examination of government and public responses to the recent case of Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB) is critical.
- 11-10-2006: The Potential Disaster of Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis At the recent meeting of the IDSA, Dr. Henry Blumberg of the Emory University School of Medicine presented a comprehensive review of tuberculosis in the world.
- 09-06-2006: Outbreak of Highly Lethal, Extensive Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa On September 5, 2006, the WHO posted information on an outbreak of highly lethal “Extensive (or Extreme) Drug Resistant TB (XDR-TB)” in South Africa.
- 02-07-2006: Bad Bug II: Community Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus [CA-MRSA] Community acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) has become an epidemic problem of serious concern in the U.S. and much of the world.