A new study led by a research team from Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School describes how bacteria adapted to the modern hospital environment and repeatedly cause antibiotic-resistant...

The significant presence of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB), such as E. coli, among nursing home residents demonstrates the need for heightened infection control prevention and control...

A multi-drug resistant infection that can cause life-threatening illness in people with cystic fibrosis (CF) and can spread from patient to patient has spread globally and is becoming increasingly virulent,...

Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria exposed to chlorhexidine-containing disinfectants can become resistant to colistin, a last resort antibiotic often used against multidrug resistant pathogens. This is the...

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Novel drug candidate, MRX-I, an oral oxazolidinone showed positive top-line results from the first Phase 2 clinical study in China, according to biopharmaceutical company, MicuRx Pharmaceuticals,...

A New Castle County, Delaware man is the first known infection with New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase (NDM)–producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the United States, according to...