ARAC in the News
WASHINGTON, DC (June 1, 2017) — A study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases has found that livestock-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) can cause serious bloodstream infections in people. Researchers studied blood stream infections caused by all strains of MRSA in Denmark from 2010 to 2014.
The Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC) at the George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) received the first Quality & Safety Award presented by the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) on May 2. The award recognizes the success of ARAC’s efforts to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics by engaging in research, strategic communications and science-based policy.
Researchers say a peptide that strengthens Komodo dragons' immune systems could be used in people to battle antibiotic resistant bacteria....
Lance Price, PhD, director of the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC) at George Washington University says it’s too early to tell if this research will be a game changer in the treatment of MRSA.
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A wide variety of E. coli bacteria in China have developed resistance to a key antibiotic of last resort, a new study has revealed, a worrying development in the rise of so-called superbugs.