Multinational ICU study finds high rate of infection, antibiotic use
About 70% of ICU patients got antibiotics, even though only 35% had positive culture tests.
Scientists describe promising rapid tests for antibiotic susceptibility
The phenotypic tests measure nucleic acid in bacteria after exposure to antibiotics.
Study questions role of antibiotics in kids' pneumonia
Data on children treated for mild pneumonia suggests antibiotics may not be needed as often as prescribed.