For once there is good news — surprising news, but good news — in the fight against antibiotic-resistant organisms. A recent study found that Staphylococcus aureus bacteria is becoming more sensitive to some key drugs used to treat it.

Helio S. Sader, Senior Director at JMI Laboratories, presented his findings on June 4 at the ASM Microbe conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Sader’s study examined nearly 20,000 Staphylococcus aureus infections in patients hospitalized in medical facilities in 30 states between 2009 and 2015. One of their key findings was that rates of Staphylococcus aureus… more


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