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Antibiotics are drugs used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms.
Study identifies how enterococci bacteria cause antibiotic-resistant bloodstream infections

Study identifies how enterococci bacteria cause antibiotic-resistant bloodstream infections

Outpatient healthcare providers inappropriately prescribe antibiotics to 40% of patients

Outpatient healthcare providers inappropriately prescribe antibiotics to 40% of patients

Researchers discover new broad-spectrum antibiotic that contains arsenic

Researchers discover new broad-spectrum antibiotic that contains arsenic

Spotlight on ECCMID 2019: Detecting Disease & Managing Infections

Spotlight on ECCMID 2019: Detecting Disease & Managing Infections

Petting zoos can create a diverse reservoir of multidrug resistant bacteria

Petting zoos can create a diverse reservoir of multidrug resistant bacteria

New research identifies novel link between antibiotic resistance and climate change

New research identifies novel link between antibiotic resistance and climate change

Study finds ‘superbug’ in hands or nostrils of patients staying in the hospital

Study finds ‘superbug’ in hands or nostrils of patients staying in the hospital

Travelers staying in a hotel linked with contracting and carrying home drug-resistant bacteria

Travelers staying in a hotel linked with contracting and carrying home drug-resistant bacteria

New genetic treatment removes antibiotic resistance from bacteria

New genetic treatment removes antibiotic resistance from bacteria

Researchers describe a case of tick-borne relapsing fever in Mexico

Researchers describe a case of tick-borne relapsing fever in Mexico

Arc Bio launches unique NGS-based metagenomics platform for pathogen detection

Arc Bio launches unique NGS-based metagenomics platform for pathogen detection

How to fight ‘scary’ superbugs? Cooperation — and a special soap

How to fight ‘scary’ superbugs? Cooperation — and a special soap

Tax increase on tobacco, alcohol, and SSBs could save millions of lives

Tax increase on tobacco, alcohol, and SSBs could save millions of lives

GARDP forms multi-actor partnerships to discover new antibiotics

GARDP forms multi-actor partnerships to discover new antibiotics

Study: Surgical site infection risk after C-section higher among Medicaid-insured women

Study: Surgical site infection risk after C-section higher among Medicaid-insured women

Researchers identify alternative treatment for bacterial meningitis

Researchers identify alternative treatment for bacterial meningitis

Key barriers that prevent access to antibiotics in low- and middle-income countries

Key barriers that prevent access to antibiotics in low- and middle-income countries

Testing how well wastewater disinfection methods affect antibiotic resistance genes

Testing how well wastewater disinfection methods affect antibiotic resistance genes

'Battle royale' of oral pathogen helps explain how dangerous bacteria persist in hospital environment

'Battle royale' of oral pathogen helps explain how dangerous bacteria persist in hospital environment

Anti-inflammatory medicine can be effective in treating people with depression

Anti-inflammatory medicine can be effective in treating people with depression