Skip to main content
cover of PIDS journal

June 15, 2021

Molecular Testing in Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial resistance is a major global public health threat, and growing evidence suggests that antimicrobial-resistant infections are becoming increasingly common in children. Early selection of appropriate antimicrobial therapy can improve clinical outcomes and decrease exposure to unnecessary antimicrobials. For this reason, the 2016 Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines for implementing an antimicrobial stewardship program …

image of the front page of the CASP 2020 newsletter The Steward

November 12, 2020

Strategies for optimizing antimicrobials featured in CASP Newsletter

The Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program’s 2020 Newsletter features updates on its efforts, including: Expert advice from CASP’s lead pharmacist Lindsay Daniels in Clinicians’ Corner Pediatric stewardship news from UNC Children’s Hospital’s Zach Willis and Bill Wilson How collaboration with Infection Prevention is expected to help keep C. difficile infection rates low Progress in scaling up …