ESR Clinical Microbiologist Dr Deborah Williamson has raised concerns at an ASID (external link) Science meeting around the overuse of antibiotic ointment.
Read the Fairfax story here (external link)
Watch the TV3 story here (external link)
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is considered to be one of the biggest man-made public health threats of modern times.
Read Dr Williamson's comments on AMR in this story from the Dominion Post (external link) .
ESR expertise was involved in antimicrobial susceptibility testing of a valuable new drug in New Zealand.
Find out more about Ceftaroline in this story on Radio NZ (external link) .
Listen to Dr Williamson discuss Zika fever with Radio NZ (external link)