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Volume 32, No. 2
August 2014
"Tracking Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Environment"



Volume 32, No. 1
April 2014
"Neisseria gonorrhoeae: Another "ticking time bomb?"

Volume 31, No. 3
December 2013
"Healthcare- and Community-Associated MRSA"

Volume 31. No. 2
September 12, 2013
"Nightmare bacteria and the worldwide threat to carbapenem"

Volume 31. No. 1
April 25, 2013
"Clostridium difficile

Volume 30. No. 3
December 20, 2012
"Health Care-Associated Infections and Interventions" 

 

Volume 30 No. 2
September 20, 2012
"Probiotics for Prevention and Adjunctive Therapy"

Volume 30 No. 1
May 23, 2012
"Confronting Today's Crisis in Antibiotic Development"

Volume 29 No. 3
December 16, 2011
"Enhancing Infection Control with Antibiotic Stewardship"

Volume 29 No.2
September 7, 2011
"Diagnostic Innovation to Contain Resistance"

Volume 29 No.1
June 14, 2011
"Anitbiotic Stewardship Gaining Traction: Recommended Models and Resources"

Volume 28 No.2
December 15, 2010
"Antibiotics in Food Animal Production: A 40 year debate"

Volume 28 No.1
June 14, 2010
"Urinary Tract Infections: Antibiotic Guidelines for a Global Problem"

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Since 1982, the APUA Newsletter has been a continuous source of non-commercial information disseminated without charge to healthcare practitioners, researchers, and policy-makers worldwide.  The Newsletter carries up-to-date scientific and clinical information on prudent antibiotic use and management of antibiotic resistance.  The publication is distributed to over 2,000 affiliated individuals in more than 100 countries.

Examples of articles focused on developing world issues include:

  • “Acute Respiratory Infections in Resource-Poor Countries.” Interviews with Keith Klugman of Emory University and Shamim Qazi of WHO (Vol. 24, No. 3, 2006).
  • “Comparing the Twin Epidemics of AMR and HIV.” Ken Mayer of Brown University (Vol. 23, No. 1, 2005).
  • “How is Multi-Resistant Tuberculosis Managed in Resource Poor Settings?” Jennifer J. Furin of Case Western Reserve University (Vol. 22, No. 4, 2004).
  • “Resistant Respiratory Infections Threaten Developing Countries.” Anita K.M. Zaidi of Aga Khan University (Vol. 21, No. 3, 2003).
  • “Special Challenges to the Study of AMR in Africa.” Iruke N. Okeke of APUA’s sub-Saharan Africa Chapter (Vol. 20, No. 4, 2002).
  • “Better Diagnostics- A Means for Selecting More Effective Antimicrobial Agents.” Interview with Mark Perkins, MD, Chief Scientific Officer for FIND (Vol. 25, No.1, 2007).
  • “Infection Control: A Potent Antimicrobial Resistance Containment Strategy.” (Vol. 26, No. 2 & 3, 2008).

Articles focused on U.S. and Public Policy include:

  • “Confronting the Need for New Antimicrobials.” Interview with Michael G. Kurilla, Associate Director for BioDefense Product Development, DMID, NIAID, NIH, DHHS (Vol. 24, No.2, 2006).
  • “Tapping the Power of Genomics for Drug Discovery.” Interview with Claire Fraser, President, the Institute for Genomic Research (Vol. 24, No.2, 2006).
  • “APUA Fields Antibiotic Use Questionnaire in U.S.” (Vol. 24, No.3, 2006).
  • “APUA Impacting Public Policy: FDA Urged to Reject Cefquinome in Agriculture.” (Vol. 25, No.1, 2007).


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