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10 stories for World Antibiotic Awareness Week

November 18, 2019
In the Journals

Variation in antibiotic prescribing at urgent care centers is ‘intense’

November 18, 2019
An analysis of more than 1.1 million urgent care encounters in a large health care network revealed an “intense” variation in their antibiotic prescribing…
FDA News

FDA approves Fetroja for treatment of complicated UTIs

November 15, 2019
Shionogi won FDA approval for Fetroja for the treatment of complicated UTIs, or cUTIs, in adults with limited or no alternative treatment options. Fetroja (cefiderocol)…

CDC: Antibiotic resistance causes 1 death every 15 minutes in US

November 13, 2019
According to newly updated estimates published by the CDC, more than 2.8 million infections are caused by antibiotic-resistant pathogens annually in the United Sates…
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Invasive Mold Infections in the Tertiary Center: Expert Guidance on Diagnosis and Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc.

Invasive mold infections are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality due to the increasing population of…
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Meeting News

World AMR Congress: Focusing on progress in a ‘still broken’ marketplace

November 13, 2019
Infectious Disease News attended the World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress in Washington, D.C., and
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VIDEO: Asking dentists to curb unnecessary antibiotics

October 3, 2019
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