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2008-09-02 09:00:43

Targanta Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: TARG) today announced positive top-line results from a Phase 2 clinical trial investigating the efficacy and safety of oritavancin at Single or Infrequent Doses for the Treatment of Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections (cSSSI), or SIMPLIFI. Oritavancin is Targanta's lead antibiotic candidate targeting gram-positive organisms, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA. Oritavancin, administered in a single or in an...

2008-08-30 09:00:20

By Jarzembowski, Jason A Young, Michael B * Context.-Nontuberculous mycobacteria include numerous acid- fast bacilli species, many of which have only recently been recognized as pathogenic. The diagnosis of mycobacterial disease is based on a combination of clinical features, microbiologic data, radiographic findings, and histopathologic studies. Objective.-To provide an overview of the clinical and pathologic aspects of nontuberculous mycobacteria infection, including diagnostic laboratory...

2008-08-21 09:01:14

Arpida has announced that the European Medicines Agency has accepted for review its marketing authorization application for intravenous iclaprim. Arpida is seeking approval of intravenous iclaprim in the EU for the treatment of complicated skin and soft tissue infections (cSSTI). Iclaprim is a hospital antibiotic drug candidate with potent bactericidal activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and an extended range of important pathogens. The iclaprim marketing...

2008-08-21 06:01:02

REINACH, Switzerland, August 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arpida Ltd. today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has accepted for review its Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) for intravenous iclaprim. Arpida is seeking approval of intravenous iclaprim in the European Union for the treatment of complicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections (cSSTI). Iclaprim is a hospital antibiotic drug candidate with potent bactericidal (killing) activity against MRSA and an extended...

2008-07-30 06:00:54

Arpida has submitted a marketing authorization application for intravenous iclaprim for the treatment of complicated skin and soft tissue infections to the European Medicines Agency. The iclaprim marketing authorization application (MAA) contains data from 15 clinical studies, including two well-controlled multinational pivotal Phase III trials (Assist-1 and Assist -2, in which approximately 1,000 patients were treated), the company said. Patients enrolled in the Phase III trials exhibited...

2008-07-29 09:01:14

The prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), or the so-called "superbug," is on the rise in hospitals and routinely encountered in the emergency room. While tests to detect MRSA are becoming more common, and hospitals are intensifying procedures to better control its spread, there remains a need to develop more effective treatment options, according to new research by GfK Market Measures. Supporting reports of MRSA's increasing prevalence, which over the past...

2008-07-04 09:00:43

Mylan has announced that its subsidiary, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, has received tentative approval from the FDA for its abbreviated new drug application for Linezolid tablets, 600mg. Linezolid tablets, an antibiotic, are the generic version of Pharmacia and Upjohn's Zyvox tablets. Currently, Mylan has 93 abbreviated new drug applications pending FDA approval, 21 of which are potential first-to-file opportunities.

2008-07-03 09:01:19

PITTSBURGH, July 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. today announced that its subsidiary, Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., has received tentative approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Linezolid Tablets, 600 mg. Linezolid Tablets, an antibiotic, are the generic version of Pharmacia and Upjohn's Zyvox(R) Tablets, which had U.S. sales of approximately $422 million for the 12 months ending March 31, 2008, according to IMS...

2008-07-02 15:00:52

Basilea Pharmaceuticals has obtained regulatory approval from Health Canada for its anti-MRSA drug, ceftobiprole. Although the Swiss biotech company is awaiting a decision from the FDA, the uptake of ceftobiprole in Canada could form the basis for more targeted sales and marketing decisions prior to launch in other markets. This is the first approval for ceftobiprole which received an approvable letter from the FDA in March 2007. The anti-MRSA broad-spectrum antibiotic is to be sold under...

2008-06-25 06:03:22

Targanta Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: TARG) today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has accepted for review its Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for oritavancin, Targanta's novel semi-synthetic lipoglycopeptide antibiotic candidate with potent bactericidal (killing) activity against a broad spectrum of gram-positive bacteria. Targanta is seeking approval of intravenous oritavancin in the European Union for the treatment of complicated skin and soft tissue...


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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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