NewsDesk @bactiman63 Researchers from the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) at Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT’s research enterprise...

A little over a month ago I did a podcast with today’s guest on various infectious disease topics from her book Gompfs ID pearls and because it was so well received and the fact that we really just...

We’ve discussed the use and misuse of antibiotics and antibiotic stewardship a number of times on this show and today we are going to look at the use of vancomycin.  Infectious disease physician, Steven...

New diagnostic methods and treatments – including fecal transplantation – will help improve the care of patients with Clostridium difficile (C. diff.), a deadly bacterial infection that can occur...

An old drug supercharged by University of Queensland researchers has emerged as a new antibiotic that could destroy some of the world’s most dangerous superbugs. The supercharge technique , led by...

“Raising awareness about emerging safety issues associated with compounded drugs is a top priority for the FDA’s compounding program,” said Janet Woodcock, M.D., director of the FDA’s Center for...

In his blog, My thoughts on the future of infectious disease and medicine, Infectious disease physician, Steven LaRosa, MD writes in one post of 21 infectious disease “pearls” or teaching...

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have given new superpowers to a lifesaving antibiotic called vancomycin, an advance that could eliminate the threat of antibiotic-resistant infections...

Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer company, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection, USP (NDC: 0409-6510-01, Lot 591053A, Expiry Date 1NOV2017), to the hospital/retail level due...

Researchers at the University Health Network have found that when treating recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (RCDI), a single fecal transplantation delivered by enema is no more effective than...