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2008-10-26 12:00:10

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Rib-X" or the "Company"), a development-stage company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel antibiotics for the treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections, today announced positive results from a Phase 2 clinical trial with the oral form of its compound, radezolid (RX-1741), for the treatment of uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections (uSSSI). These results were announced at the...

2008-10-25 12:00:17

Targanta Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: TARG) today announced the presentation of studies detailing oritavancin's superior in vitro potency at the combined annual meetings of the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) and the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA), taking place in Washington, DC. These presentations highlight oritavancin's potent activity against a variety of gram-positive bacteria, including those strains either non-susceptible or...

2008-10-25 12:00:05

Targanta Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: TARG) today released the in vivo data from a preclinical study comparing the activity of its antibiotic drug candidate, oritavancin, to vancomycin in a hamster model of Clostridium difficile infection. Results are being presented in a poster (B-067) today at 12:15 pm EDT entitled, "Efficacy of Oritavancin against Clostridium difficile (CD) infection in the Hamster Model of CD infection (CDI)" at the combined annual meetings of the 48th Interscience...

2008-10-22 09:00:42

Targanta Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: TARG) today announced initial efficacy and safety results from its Phase 2 clinical study investigating oritavancin at Single or Infrequent Doses for the Treatment of Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections (cSSSI), or SIMPLIFI. Results from this international, multi-center study showed that single and infrequent doses of oritavancin were equally as efficacious and safe as a three-to-seven day course of therapy, the dosing regimen used in two...

2008-10-22 00:00:05

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Trius Therapeutics, Inc., today announced the award of a $28 million contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a component of the National Institutes of Health, for the development of novel antibiotics directed against multiple Gram-negative bacterial pathogens. Under the five-year contract, Trius will develop novel drugs targeting bacterial DNA Gyrase and Topoisomerase IV, with the aim of optimizing these drugs for...

2008-10-20 09:00:42

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Rib-X" or the "Company"), a development-stage company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel antibiotics for the treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections, today announced that it will present a poster entitled "A Phase 2 Study Comparing Two Doses of Radezolid to Linezolid in Adults with Uncomplicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections (uSSSI)" at the 2008 ICAAC/IDSA Joint Meeting in...

2008-10-20 03:00:08

Basel, Switzerland, October 20, 2008 - New data on Basilea's late-stage anti-infectives ceftobiprole and isavuconazole will be presented at the upcoming joint meeting of the Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) and the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) in Washington DC. A series of more than twenty presentations related to ceftobiprole, a broad-spectrum anti-MRSA cephalosporin antibiotic, will be discussed at ICAAC/IDSA. The...

2008-10-20 00:00:08

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Trius Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing "Best-in-Class" drugs for the treatment of serious bacterial infections, announced today that the results of multiple studies on its lead program, TR-701, and its other pipeline programs will be presented in eighteen presentations at the upcoming joint Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) meeting in...

2008-10-14 18:00:21

Targanta Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: TARG) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee will review the Company's New Drug Application (NDA) for oritavancin on November 19, 2008. Targanta submitted the NDA in February to obtain approval for oritavancin for the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infection (cSSSI) caused by gram-positive organisms, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or...

2008-10-14 09:00:45

BOSTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the Company's lead product, amadacycline, formerly PTK 0796, a first-in-class aminomethylcycline, will be the subject of a Late Breaker poster presentation at the 48th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC). ICAAC will be held in Washington, D.C. from October 25 - October 28, 2008. More information on the poster session at ICAAC: Sunday, October 26, 12:15 - 1:15 pm EST...


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2011-04-26 21:07:20

Enterococcus is a Gram-positive, commensal bacterium inhabiting the gastrointestinal tracts of humans and other mammals. It is a main constituent of some probiotic food supplements. E. faecalis can cause life-threatening infections in humans, especially in the nosocomial environment, where the naturally high levels of antibiotic resistance found in E. faecalis contribute to its pathogenicity. It is frequently found in root canal-treated teeth in prevalence values ranging from 30% to 90% of...

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2011-04-15 14:36:05

Enterococcus faecalis "“ formerly classified as part of the Group D Streptococcus system "“ is a Gram-positive, commensal bacterium inhabiting the gastrointestinal tracts of humans and other mammals. It is one of the main constituents of some probiotic food supplements. E. faecalis can cause life-threatening infections in humans. It is frequently found in root canal-treated teeth in prevalence values ranging from 30% to 90% of the cases. It is a non-motile, facultatively anaerobic...

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