NewsDesk @bactiman63 Working with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan State University researchers have shown that antibiotic resistance genes are prevalent in the bacterium...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A scorpionfish protein could prove a powerful tool for treating multidrug-resistant bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis, shows a preliminary study published today...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Scientists from Lund University in Sweden collaborated with microbiologists in Ukraine to investigate bacterial resistance in war-wounded patients treated in hospitals. The findings,...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a health advisory today reported on an increase in extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Shigella infections (shigellosis) reported through national surveillance...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A compound that both inhibits the MRSA superbug and renders it more vulnerable to antibiotics has been discovered by scientists at the University of Bath led by Dr Maisem Laabei and Dr...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice last week advising travelers to Mexico concerning a strain of Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Newport. According...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Bacteriophages – viruses that kill bacteria–were successfully used for the first time to treat an antibiotic-resistant Mycobacterium abscessus  lung infection to allow a cystic...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 For the first time, researchers have successfully used bacteriophages – viruses that kill bacteria – to treat an antibiotic-resistant mycobacterial lung infection, clearing the...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is reporting three new cases of antibiotic-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in England. The cases include a woman in her 20s in London and a...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews UK health officials are reporting a rise in cases of extremely antibiotic-resistant Shigella sonnei infections, mainly in gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with...