NDM-1

Type: Keyphrase
Name: NDM-1
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

New antibiotics needed

A CALL to arms to fight the ‘gathering storm’ of antibiotic resistance.In 2010, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) issued a statement warning: “The time has come for a global commitment to develop new antibacterial drugs. Current data document ... [Published Medical Observer - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Findings from Hartford Hospital Update Knowledge of Enterobacteriaceae Infections

Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections2014 APR 16 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- New research on Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections is the subject of a report. According to news reporting originating in Hartford, Connecticut, ... [Published NewsRX - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Acquisition of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae by healthy travellers to India, France, February 2012 to March 2013

Citation style for this article: Ruppé E, Armand-Lefèvre L, Estellat C, El-Mniai A, Boussadia Y, Consigny PH, Girard PM, Vittecoq D, Bouchaud O, Pialoux G, Esposito-Farèse M, Coignard B, Lucet JC, Andremont A, Matheron S. Acquisition of carbapenemase-producing ... [Published Eurosurveillance - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Cases of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae with OXA-carbapenemase in Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:The spokesperson for Queen Elizabeth Hospital made the following announcement today (April 9):A 65-year-old male patient admitted to a medical ward on March 10 and was transferred to Intensive ... [Published Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Two cases of NDM Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae under CHP investigation

Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The Public Health Laboratory Services Branch (PHLSB) of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health confirmed today (April 9) a case of New Delhi metallo-£]-lactamase-5 (NDM-5) and a case of New Delhi metallo-£]-lactamase-1 ... [Published 7thSpace - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

When drugs just won't work

THE growing crisis of antibiotic resistance is catching the attention of policy makers, but not at a rate enough to tackle it.More diseases are affected by resistance, meaning the bacteria cannot be killed even if different drugs are used on some patients, ... [Published thestar.com.my - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Abstracts from Chinese sumac could suppress 'super bacteria:' TW research

Abstracts from the root of the Rhus javanica — known as the Chinese sumac — could be used for fighting New Delhi Metallo-beta-lactamase 1 Enterobacteriaceae (NDM-1), our Chinese-language sister newspaper China Times reports."We discovered that the abstracts ... [Published Want China Times - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Resistance and regulation

The government's notification mandating the sale of antibiotics and certain other medicines strictly on a doctor's prescription came into force at the beginning of this month, after a year's transition period. However, most chemists continue to dispense ... [Published Business Standard India - Mar 24 2014]
Entities: Antibiotic, India, NDM-1, Drugs
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Drug-Resistant Bugs Surge During Pilgrimage Season

By |Featured ResearchMarch 20, 2014Scientists have detected a 20-fold increase in drug-resistant bacteria in South Asian waters during pilgrimage season.AsianScientist (Mar. 20, 2014) – By Laasya Samhita – The spread of drug-resistant bacteria through ... [Published Asian Scientist - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

ReportsnReports.com: New Avatars Of Microbes Super Bugs A Growing Threat Worldwide

ReportsnReports.com offers "Therapeutic Class Overview : New Avatars Of Microbes Super Bugs A Growing Threat Worldwide" in its store. Novel approaches to treat infection is growing as the need is urgent! Misuse/overuse of antibiotics accelerated antimicrobial ... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Jan 04 2014 - Updated Jan 04 2014 - 1 reports

PRO/EDR> NDM-1 carrying E. coli - USA: (IL) ERCP

E. coli -- Worldwide/UnknownContaminated exam tools were to blame for an alarming outbreak of a drug-resistant superbug in Illinois last year [2013], government health officials reported Thursday [1 Jan 2014; CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - Jan 04 2014]
First reported Dec 31 2013 - Updated Dec 31 2013 - 1 reports

Hong Kong: NDM-1 case under CHP investigation

The Centre for Health Protection has published Case of NDM-1 Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae under CHP investigation. Excerpt:The Public Health Laboratory Services Branch (PHLSB) of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of ... [Published H5N1 - Dec 31 2013]

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According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "These data suggest that carbapenems may not be a reliable treatment for treating OXA-48 producers and add to previous observations with KPC and NDM-1 suggesting that genotype may better predict activity of the carbapenems than the phenotypic profile."
"We have two kinds of antibiotics that work out very well on patients so far. The new abstracts have yet to be tested so it is not fair to call it an 'antidote' for now" Tseng said
ReportsnReports.com offers "Therapeutic Class Overview : New Avatars Of Microbes Super Bugs A Growing Threat Worldwide" in its store...
Further downplaying the threat of Superbug in city hospitals, Walia said: "From the government side, mass awareness has been initiated regarding the rational use of anti-biotics and proper auditing will be conducted in all pharmacies and they would be enquired about the results for the prescribed antibiotics and we would take care of all aspects. Thorough monitoring would be in place."

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New antibiotics needed [Published Medical Observer - Apr 14 2014]
Findings from Hartford Hospital Update Knowledg... [Published NewsRX - Apr 11 2014]
Acquisition of carbapenemase-producing Enteroba... [Published Eurosurveillance - Apr 11 2014]
Traveling Abroad? Careful What You Carry Back… ... [Published Wired News - Apr 10 2014]
Cases of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriacea... [Published Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Apr 09 2014]
Two cases of NDM Carbapenemase-producing Entero... [Published 7thSpace - Apr 09 2014]
When drugs just won't work [Published thestar.com.my - Apr 07 2014]
Abstracts from Chinese sumac could suppress 'su... [Published Want China Times - Mar 28 2014]
Resistance and regulation [Published Business Standard India - Mar 24 2014]
Drug-Resistant Bugs Surge During Pilgrimage Season [Published Asian Scientist - Mar 20 2014]
ReportsnReports.com: New Avatars Of Microbes Su... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 17 2014]
PDI Super Sani-Cloth Wipes Receive EPA Approval... [Published Infection Control Today - Mar 07 2014]
PDI Super Sani-Cloth® Wipes Receive EPA Accepta... [Published PRWeb - Mar 06 2014]
PRO/EDR> NDM-1 carrying E. coli - USA: (IL) ... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - Jan 04 2014]
Hong Kong: NDM-1 case under CHP investigation [Published H5N1 - Dec 31 2013]
Not Just Hospitals: 'Superbugs' Breed In Chines... [Published Scientific Blogging - Dec 16 2013]
Delhi Health Minister Walia downplays threat of... [Published Topnews.in - Oct 07 2011]
Delhi government meeting on superbug Friday [Published Topnews.in - Oct 05 2011]
Health Ministry says Delhi water safe, calls me... [Published Topnews.in - Apr 12 2011]
Superbug doesn't pose health risk: Ministry [Published Topnews.in - Apr 07 2011]
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Hong Kong: NDM-1 case under CHP investigation [Published H5N1 - Dec 31 2013]
The Centre for Health Protection has published Case of NDM-1 Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae under CHP investigation. Excerpt:The Public Health Laboratory Services Branch (PHLSB) of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of ...
Not Just Hospitals: 'Superbugs' Breed In Chines... [Published Scientific Blogging - Dec 16 2013]
Tests conducted by scientists from Rice, Nankai and Tianjin universities at two wastewater treatment plants in northern China revealed antibiotic-resistant bacteria were not only escaping purification but also breeding and spreading.   The "superbugs" ...
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