Infections with bacteria resistant to carbapenems, a group of highly effective antibiotics, pose a significant threat to patients and healthcare systems in all EU/EEA countries, warns ECDC in a Rapid Risk...

Researchers are developing a promising alternative to antibiotic treatment for infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria resistant to carbapenem antibiotics. The approach uses antibodies to...

A bacterial outbreak that affected 22 babies at the La Altagracia Maternity in the Dominican Republic has been identified as Klebsiella pneumoniae, according to a El Caribe report (computer translated). To...

The Partner State Key Laboratory of Chirosciences at the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) discovered a newly emerged superbug,...

A team of US researchers has discovered that three different species of Klebsiella bacteria can cause life-threatening infections in hospital patients and that all three share genes that confer resistance...

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on any given day, about one in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection (HAI). Clearly, HAIs are a huge problem...

In the fight against super bacteria, University at Buffalo scientists are relying on strength in numbers to win the battle against drug resistance. A team of researchers found that combinations of three...

UC Davis physician researchers have found that medical marijuana contains multiple bacterial and fungal pathogens that may cause serious and even fatal infections. They warn that smoking, vaping or inhaling...

Back in 2010, researchers from the United Kingdom were talking about an enzyme known as NDM-1 (New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase 1), that has found its way from the Indian subcontinent and could potentially...

On the occasion of the 9th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is releasing its latest EU-wide data on antibiotic resistance and antibiotic...