News & Blog - resistance

22 Nov 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – Certain strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria are becoming particularly prevalent in the northeastern United States, according to a new CDDEP study.
21 Nov 2013
Stan Deresinski, MD, is a clinical professor in the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the medical director of the university's Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.
18 Nov 2013
CDDEP is joining the CDC in promoting the proper use of antibiotics as part of its Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work campaign. Since 2008, Get Smart About Antibiotics Week has been an annual effort by the CDC to increase awareness about the proper use of antibiotics. This year, organizations around the world are taking part in spreading the message:
18 Nov 2013
A new report published November 17 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases comprehensively examines the global threat of antibiotic resistance and argues that high-level, coordinated international action is necessary combat this urgent danger. The report comes in time with European Antibiotic Awareness Day and the U.S.