Antimicrobial Resistance

4 articles
Candida auris: A Fungal Superbug
Sep 20, 2018 | Natalia Ciesielska

  Introduction: In 2009, a 70-year-old woman in Tokyo, Japan was hospitalized with an ear infection that did not seem to improve with antibiotics [4...

Possible Vaccine for Gonorrhea Super-Bug
May 29, 2018 | Kristy Leker

  In late March 2018, a patient in the United Kingdom came down with the first known case of a strain of gonorrhea resistant to two of the most...

The Threat of Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea
May 24, 2018 | Natalia Ciesielska

  Gonorrhea is the second most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the world [3]. It is usually easy to treat; however, its...

Drug-Resistant Leprosy Emerges in West Africa
Sep 9, 2016 | Kara Sewalk

  A recent publication in the Clinical Infectious Disease Journal highlights an investigation identifying a cluster of Guinean patients with drug...