The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared for marketing the Xpert Carba-R Assay, an infection control aid that tests patient specimens to detect specific genetic markers associated with bacteria...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is part of a coordinated public health response after the Department of Defense (DoD) announced the discovery of the first mcr-1 gene found in bacteria in...

The Multidrug Resistant Organism Repository and Surveillance Network (MRSN) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) characterized a transferrable gene for colistin resistance in the United...

Infectious disease physician and Forbes contributor, Dr Judy Stone joined me to discuss the mcr-1 gene, the latest research and the serious implications. This interview took place on Jan. 3, 2016 on the...

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Officials in England are advising the public to practice safe sex in light of  an increase in antibiotic resistant cases of gonorrhea, saying it’s a further sign of the very real threat of antibiotic...

A research team led by University of Arkansas chemist Jingyi Chen and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences microbiologist Mark Smeltzer has developed an alternative therapeutic approach to fighting...

It is estimated that as many as 1 in 200 children are affected by PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections), according to the PANDAS Network. During...

Telephus Medical LLC (Telephus), a biotechnology company focused on development of antibody therapies for antibiotic-resistant staphylococcal infections, announced that the Japan Patent Office has issued...

Recent research has revealed the worldwide spread of a very serious antibiotic resistance to a “last line” drug, colistin, which is linked to use in agriculture. Infectious disease specialist...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published recently a short, 2-minute video on  how antibiotic-resistant germs are spreading between healthcare facilities, even those that are practicing...