How bacteria evolve resistance to antibiotics

How bacteria evolve resistance to antibiotics

Salmonella bacteria, a common cause of food poisoning, invade an immune cell. CREDIT: NAIAD/NIH Bacteria can rapidly evolve resistance to antibiotics by adapting special pumps to flush them out of their cells, according to new research from the Quadram Institute and...
Antimicrobial Stewardship a Must to Prevent C. diff

Antimicrobial Stewardship a Must to Prevent C. diff

Five medical organizations say it is essential that hospitals establish antimicrobial stewardship programs to prevent Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infections. These infections, linked to antibiotic use, cause difficult-to-treat diarrhea, longer hospital...