Antimicrobial Drug News and Research

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Antimicrobials are substance that kills microorganisms such as bacteria or mold, or stops them from growing and causing disease.
Voriconazole effective in combating fungal infections

Voriconazole effective in combating fungal infections

New therapeutic targets for malaria

New therapeutic targets for malaria

Scientists identify 'border patrol agents' in the gut

Scientists identify 'border patrol agents' in the gut

Cholera outbreaks in Zimbabwe

Cholera outbreaks in Zimbabwe

Study looks at 'vicious circle' theory infections in COPD patients

Study looks at 'vicious circle' theory infections in COPD patients

Vitamin D enhances placental innate immunity

Vitamin D enhances placental innate immunity

Six bad bugs increasingly escaping effects of antibiotics

Six bad bugs increasingly escaping effects of antibiotics

Clear seasonal variation in bacterial infections

Clear seasonal variation in bacterial infections

Study looks at exposure to antibiotic-resistant bacteria from transportation of poultry

Study looks at exposure to antibiotic-resistant bacteria from transportation of poultry

Long-term use of a macrolide antibiotic reduce COPD exacerbations, raise questions

Long-term use of a macrolide antibiotic reduce COPD exacerbations, raise questions

How household bleach kills bacteria

How household bleach kills bacteria

Swiss approval for Zevtera in treatment of complicated skin and soft tissue infections

Swiss approval for Zevtera in treatment of complicated skin and soft tissue infections

U.S. 'super bugs' invading several Colombian cities

U.S. 'super bugs' invading several Colombian cities

Antibacterial drug use increases at academic medical centers

Antibacterial drug use increases at academic medical centers

New silver coated anti-microbial barrier dressing receives Canadian approval

New silver coated anti-microbial barrier dressing receives Canadian approval

Accelr8 announces study results with BACcel diagnostic system for broad resistance in gram-negative pathogens

Accelr8 announces study results with BACcel diagnostic system for broad resistance in gram-negative pathogens

Protect yourself from flu by wearing a mask and washing your hands

Protect yourself from flu by wearing a mask and washing your hands

New strategy to treat human infections caused by the yeast Candida albicans

New strategy to treat human infections caused by the yeast Candida albicans

NanoBio demonstrates new topical approach to treating nail fungus that circumvents problems with current therapy

NanoBio demonstrates new topical approach to treating nail fungus that circumvents problems with current therapy

Rapid HIV testing in the emergency department boosts diagnoses, screening

Rapid HIV testing in the emergency department boosts diagnoses, screening