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Discovery Award for Israeli bio-chip testing technology

An Israeli testing technology that rapidly identifies bacterial infection in hours instead of days has won the Discovery Award, a financing grant from the United Kingdom that will enable the team to further test and expand the use of...
Too much antibiotic use by urologists

Too much antibiotic use by urologists

Urologists are using too much antibiotics in clean procedures, and this practice may lead to antibiotic resistance, according to a study by the EAU Section of Infections in Urology (ESIU). “In a recent issue of European Urology we published...
ESIU alert: pan-resistant bacteria in urinary tract infections

ESIU alert: pan-resistant bacteria in urinary tract infections

Recently the emergence of pan-resistant bacterial pathogens was published in The Lancet Infectious Disease, online August 11, 2010. In this study 107 enterobacteria isolates from UK, India and Pakistan harbouring a broad spectrum metallo-β- lactamase 1 (called New Delhi...