Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are caused by bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens that easily spread through the body. The most common HAIs include urinary tract infections, bloodstream infections and pneumonia. HAIs are becoming more virulent and more resistant to the antibiotics typically used to fight them, making antibiotic resistance a serious public health concern. In this webinar, we will provide an overview of hospital-acquired pathogens and antibiotic resistance. We will also present tools to help you identify and characterize hospital-acquired bacterial species and antibiotic resistance genes in your research samples.