Topics in Clinical Biosecurity: Bad Bugs
Listed below are all CBN articles on Bad Bugs published since 2005
- 06-24-2016: Facilitating Antibiotic Stewardship with Procalcitonin As antibiotic overuse becomes an increasing concern, a study tests procalcitonin to help discontinue antibiotics.
- 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
- 05-14-2010: Airborne Spread of Clostridium difficile Patients who are infected with C. difficile can shed large amounts of spores; a recent study demonstrates that the spores may also be spread through the air.
- 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.
- 01-06-2006: Bad Bug: The New Epidemic of Clostridium difficile Bad Bug—The New Epidemic of Clostridium difficile: C. difficile was described as the agent of antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis in 1978