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2010-03-15 07:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif. and SHANGHAI, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- MicuRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company developing next-generation antibiotics, today announced that it has filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) in China for MRX-I, its first development-stage antibiotic drug candidate. MRX-I, an orally-administered oxazolidinone, targets multi-drug resistant Gram-positive bacteria including...

2010-03-11 13:03:00

DURHAM, N.C., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- bioMerieux - a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics - today announced the launch of the first Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared chromID(TM) VRE, a simple and cost-effective solution in the struggle against vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE). chromID VRE is the first to receive an FDA 510(k) clearance for the qualitative detection of Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis showing acquired resistance to vancomycin in...

2010-01-19 00:01:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cempra Pharmaceuticals today announced completion of enrollment of the Phase 2 portion of its Phase 2/3 clinical trial of TAKSTA (sodium fusidate; CEM-102) for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections. The Phase 2/3 trial uses an adaptive-design in which the Phase 2 portion enrolled 180 patients with acute cellulitis or wound infections into one of the three arms: a conventional twice daily TAKSTA regimen, a novel...

2009-12-23 14:23:31

The often feared and sometimes deadly infections caused by MRSA  "“ methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus "“ are now moving out of hospitals and emerging as an even more virulent strain in community settings and on athletic teams, and raising new concerns about antibiotic resistance. Right now, the new community-associated strain of MRSA is responsive to more, but sometimes different antibiotics than its hospital relative, experts say. But those antibiotics will almost...

2009-12-23 09:10:00

PARIS, December 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Novexel, a speciality pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel antibiotics designed to overcome the significant global problem of microbial drug resistance, announces today that its shareholders have signed a definitive agreement whereby Novexel shall be acquired by AstraZeneca for a total cash consideration of up to $505 million, including contingent payments and the net cash position of the company at closing. The...

2009-11-06 02:00:00

PARIS, November 6 /PRNewswire/ -- - Trial Will Compare NXL103 With Leading Oral Agent Linezolid for the Treatment of Multi-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infections Novexel, a speciality pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel antibiotics designed to overcome the significant global problem of microbial resistance, announces today that its most advanced oral antibacterial NXL103 (flopristin/linopristin), has started a Phase II clinical...

2009-11-01 06:15:07

A strain of MRSA that causes bloodstream infections is five times more lethal than other strains and has shown to have some resistance to the potent antibiotic drug vancomycin used to treat MRSA, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. The study found that 50 percent of the patients infected with the strain died within 30 days compared to 11 percent of patients infected with other MRSA strains. The average 30-day mortality rate for MRSA bloodstream infections ranges from 10 percent to 30...

2009-10-28 23:01:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cempra Pharmaceuticals today announced data presentations of its lead antibiotic candidate, CEM-102 (fusidic acid), at the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 47th Annual Meeting, Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, 2009, in Philadelphia. Fusidic acid is a compound with an established record of treating staphylococcal infections, including methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA), outside the U.S., a unique mechanism of action and low levels of bacterial...

2009-10-28 23:01:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cempra Pharmaceuticals today announced a presentation on its novel fluoroketolide antibiotic, CEM-101, at the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 47th Annual Meeting, October 29 to November 1, 2009, in Philadelphia. Susceptibility of CEM-101 and more than 25 other antibiotics was tested against 1,737 multidrug-resistant S. pneumoniae strains collected in 2008 from medical centers in the U.S., Europe and Latin America. CEM-101 demonstrated...

2009-10-22 17:12:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cempra Pharmaceuticals today announced its schedule of oral and poster presentations at the Infectious Disease Society of America, 47th Annual Meeting, in Philadelphia on Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, 2009. Four presentations on CEM-102 will present results on the compound's in vitro activity against gram-positive organisms, featuring resistance frequencies, and the drug's PK-PD profile when a novel dosing regimen is used. A fifth presentation will...


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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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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