NewsDesk @bactiman63 Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Xacduro (sulbactam for injection; durlobactam for injection), a new treatment for hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Hospitals have strict hygiene and sanitation protocols to protect patients from bacteria that rarely sicken healthy people but can be deadly for vulnerable patients already hospitalized...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 On 16 August 2022, the Centre for Healthcare Infections, Antimicrobial Resistance and Mycoses (CHARM) at the NICD was informed of an increase in cases of MDR-AB infections in a neonatal...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii bacterium is one of the most globally harmful bacteria that causes hospital-acquired infections. Researchers at the University of...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii can survive on hospital surfaces — without water — for months, an ability that has helped it become a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. Now,...

USC researchers have discovered that an old antibiotic may be a powerful new tool against a deadly superbug, thanks to an innovative screening method that better mimics conditions inside the human body. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Commercial stage biopharmaceutical company, Zai Lab Limited, announced today dosing of the first Chinese patient in the global ATTACK (Acinetobacter Treatment Trial...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Mexican authorities are reporting anitibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in two hospitals that has resulted in fatalities, according to a Saludiario report...

In a follow-up on the Acinetobacter baumannii cases in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of University Hospital in Newark, the New Jersey Department of Health  reported on the deaths of two premature...

In one of the largest studies to measure the burden of antibiotic resistance in a low- or middle-income country, researchers at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy report that in-hospital...