ALARICO Project (Advancing knowLedge on Antimicrobial Resistant Infections Collaboration Network), is the need to create a cultural process with the creation of a network shared between doctors, microbiologists and specialists involved in the management of infections.
Our goal is to create a communication and connection between the various figures (infectious disease specialists, microbiologists, critical care physician, nurses) involved in the management of patients with difficult infections.more details
Super-bugs are those microorganisms are developing resistance to most of the existing antibiotics.This phenomenon is a global problem, which is causing more and more relevant clinical and public health implications.more details
Series of coordinated interventions, which aim to promote the appropriate use of antimicrobials and directs the optimal choice of drug, dose, and duration of therapy and the route of administration.more details
When, how and why draw blood-cultures?
Blood culture is the microbiological gold standard method in diagnosis of sepsis and/or fever of unknown origin. It’s important to... read more →5 August 2016
Reading and understanding an antibiogram
In recent years we have observed a significant increase of antimicrobial resistance with multiple and often combined enzymatic mechanisms affecting... read more →5 August 2016
The new 2016 guidelines on sepsis and septic shock
Diagnosis of sepsis is challenging and, sometimes, it can be very difficult. This is due to the wide clinical variability... read more →5 August 2016