#ECCMID2017, post-ECCMID syndrome and One (Infection) Stewardship?

The trip back from a pivotal medical conference such as ECCMID is always a great opportunity to make balance of the huge amount of information received. In my case it has consisted … Continue Reading →


More on Antibiotic Antibiotic Thresholds and Quotas

Some weeks ago we published a post written by José María López-Lozano (see here). The post addressed one of the hottest topics in antimicrobial stewardship, which is the relationship between … Continue Reading →


Fresh summary of Day 3 will help U to keep track of #AntimicrobialStewardship at #ECCMID when back home

Day #3 was also a good day at #ECCMID2016. Also many things to remark from the #AntimimicrobialStewardship (AS) perspective for those who could not attend the conference and even for those … Continue Reading →


Day 2 (Summary) @ #ECCMID2016. Keeping track of #AntimicrobialStewardship and other IT issues

I´m adapting to (some of) the new IT tools at #ECCMID2016. While, as said yesterday, the App is not very user-friendly, nor intuitive, I have to say that ECCMID live (Web) … Continue Reading →


Day 1 #AntimicrobialStewardship at #ECCMID2016

ECCMID 2016 has started with around 11,000 attendees making this conference, again, a top of the class. Despite some technical difficulties with the Conference App and Website we made our … Continue Reading →


Hospital-wide Vintage Campaign to Increase Awareness for Better Antimicrobial Prescribing: Antimicrobial #StewARTship

Hospital Universitario La Paz in Madrid, Spain, has launched a hospital-wide campaign to engage prescribers in the principles of prudent antimicrobial use. The campaign, coordinated by the local Antimicrobial Stewardship Team … Continue Reading →


Global Point Prevalence Survey of Antimicrobial Use: an Opportunity Knocking on your Door

This post is to inform you about a new ongoing hospital-based project: the “Global-Point Prevalence Survey on Antimicrobial Consumption and Resistance (Global-PPS)”.  . Global-PPS is project aiming to expand a standardised surveillance method … Continue Reading →


Evidence-based Practice Guidelines for the Dx and Treatment of MDR Enterobacteriaceae #Carbapenemase via @SEIMC_

  The Spanish Society of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology (SEIMC) has just released its “Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Antimicrobial Treatment of Invasive Infections Due to Multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae”, which are freely … Continue Reading →


Antimicrobial Stewardship Blend from ICAAC 2014

This ICAAC has been an antimicrobial-stewardship friendly conference with a handful of sessions and communications on this topic. In this post I will try to summarize the most relevant information. … Continue Reading →


AS Journal Watch (June 2013)

Here there is a selection of articles related to Atimicrobial Stewardship, published last June: . AS Interventions Jeffrey S. Gerber, Priya A. Prasad, Alexander G. Fiks,  A. Russell Localio,  Robert … Continue Reading →