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An analysis of the genome of a superbug has yielded crucial, novel information that could aid efforts to counteract the bacterium’s resistance to an antibiotic of last resort.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cempra Pharmaceuticals, a developer of differentiated antibiotics, announced the publication of a Clinical Infectious Disease supplement (Vol.
The antibiotic linezolid may be more effective than vancomycin in treating ventilated patients who develop methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) pneumonia as a result of their ventilation.
SEOUL, Korea, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CrystalGenomics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company with 3 clinical stage candidates, has announced today that the draft Clinical Study Report (CSR) from CG400549's Phase I Multiple Ascending Dose (MAD) Study has just been received. CG400549 is a potential first-in-class antibiotic candidate targeting the fatty acid biosynthesis enzyme FabI, a critical enzyme in generating bacterial membrane and has a novel chemical structure which has never been used...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the Hershey Medical Center today announced the publication of research demonstrating that the antibiotic, fusidic acid, is active against MRSA strains isolated from cystic fibrosis (CF) patients.
As the first step in PolyMedixâ€™s US clinical development activities with PMX-30063, it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical trial. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 12, 2011 Last November, PolyMedix, Inc., an emerging biotechnology company focused on developing new therapeutic drugs to treat infectious diseases and acute cardiovascular disorders, received regulatory clearance from the FDA to investigate its new antibiotic candidate, PMX-30063.
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Patients admitted to the hospital for the common bacterial skin infection cellulitis should be treated as a first line of defense with the potent antibiotic drug vancomycin rather than other antibiotics such as penicillin.
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...
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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