Antibiotic resistance

Superbug ‘sleuthing’ finds secret outbreaks

A feat of "genomic sleuthing" has uncovered 173 secret outbreaks of the superbug MRSA, a study shows. Date: Oct 26, 2017 Source: BBC News website Author: James Gallagher, Health and science reporter Excerpt: They were found in [...]

A. baumannii, P. aeruginosa outnumber CRE in US hospitals

Recent data showed that Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa — both of which landed the top spots on WHO’s list of “priority pathogens” in critical need of new therapies — were significantly more prevalent among patients hospitalized with [...]