The ESKAPE bacteria group and its clinical importance

Author: Manuel J. Arroyo Pulgar Health care-associated infections (HAIs) occur when receiving health care for another condition [1]. These infections can happen in any health-care facility and can be caused by any pathogen. A bigger problem in these HAIs is when the pathogen that caused the infection has an antibiotic resistance, something we talked about Read more about The ESKAPE bacteria group and its clinical importance[…]

Alarming news in CDC’s 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report

Author: Manuel J. Arroyo Pulgar Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released the 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report in the United States. It includes statistics about infection due to resistant microorganisms in the U.S., an updated threats list about new antibiotic resistances and a lot of interesting complementary information about this worldwide problem, Read more about Alarming news in CDC’s 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report[…]

Health alert in Spain issued by Listeria monocytogenes

Authors: Manuel J. Arroyo Pulgar, Verónica Sánchez Mercado Listeriosis is an infection caused by a pathogenic bacterium called Listeria monocytogenes. Is one of the most virulent foodborne pathogens and in hight-risk individuals like pregnant women, older adults and people whose immune systems are compromised. In these population, the infection can be mortal and, in the Read more about Health alert in Spain issued by Listeria monocytogenes[…]

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