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2010-03-23 11:55:00

CLEVELAND, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Biosciences, Inc., an emerging leader in clinical diagnostics products, announced that the company has become the first to offer minocycline and telavancin on IVD-labeled microbroth dilution susceptibility plates. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared TREK-brand Sensititre MIC plates for testing minocycline against Gram positive and Gram negative bacterial isolates, as well as telavancin against Gram positive bacterial isolates...

2009-09-10 13:35:23

A new study in Bangladesh suggests tigecycline -- the first member of a new class of antibiotics -- might be effective against multi-drug-resistant malaria. Researchers said tigecycline shows significant anti-malarial activity on its own and can be administered in combination with traditional anti-malarial drugs. The increasing drug resistance of Plasmodium falciparum, one of the parasites that cause malaria, has resulted in the search for new anti-malarial therapies. The scientists said...

2009-09-10 08:00:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company capitalizing on breakthrough synthetic chemistry technology announced today that it will present three (3) posters and deliver a slide presentation on the synthesis and antibacterial activity of analogs from several novel classes of antibiotics to treat drug-resistant infections at the 49th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in San Francisco, CA....

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2009-07-14 14:50:00

The use of antibiotics in healthy livestock could soon come to an end, according to a statement from a top FDA official on Monday. In a written testimony, Joshua Sharfstein, Deputy Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, said antibiotics should only be used in farm animals that are sick, and only under the supervision of a veterinarian. "Purposes other than for the advancement of animal or human health should not be considered judicious use," said Sharfstein. "Eliminating these uses...

2009-04-27 15:00:00

LANSING, Mich., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) has expanded its line of products developed for the worldwide dairy industry to include the quickest single test available to simultaneously detect beta-lactam and tetracycline antibiotic residues in milk. Developed to comply with the European Union's maximum residue levels, Neogen's new BetaStar(R) Combo utilizes the same format as the popular BetaStar assay -- an extremely easy lateral flow test that...

2009-04-21 08:00:00

Results Reveal Rosacea's Emotional and Social Impact on Patients, Prompting Beauty Expert Charla Krupp and Expert Dermatologist, Dr. Hilary Baldwin, to Join the 'Rosacea Relief Squad' BARRINGTON, Ill., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are like many men and women across America, you take care to maintain and improve your appearance. But of the 14 million Americans with rosacea, a chronic inflammatory skin disease often characterized by facial redness, bumps and pimple-like blemishes, many...

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2009-04-14 07:45:00

As if teenagers didn't already have enough to worry about, dermatologists across the country are warning that the bacteria responsible for causing acne are growing increasingly resistant to the commonly prescribed antibiotics like tetracycline and erythromycin. While most medical professionals are all too familiar with the incredible mutating abilities of super-bacteria like MRSA, most people are unaware that the lowly bacterium responsible for so many insecure teenage years (appropriately...

2009-03-17 10:48:00

WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep Antibiotics Working (KAW) -- a national coalition of health, consumer, agricultural, environmental, humane, and other advocacy groups with more than ten million supporters -- today welcomed the reintroduction of a bill that would help combat the antibiotic resistance crisis by targeting the overuse of antibiotics important to human medicine in animal agriculture. The legislation, "The Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment...

2008-10-26 12:00:10

BOSTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced positive Phase 2 data for the Company's lead antibiotic, PTK 0796, a first-in-class aminomethylcycline (AMC). The Phase 2 study compared safety and efficacy of oral and intravenous (IV) forms of PTK 0796 to Zyvox(R) in the treatment of patients with complicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSIs). Paratek's trial met its primary safety and tolerability endpoint, demonstrating no differences between PTK...

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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2011-04-14 14:43:25

Bacillus anthracis is a Gram-positive spore-forming, rod-shaped bacterium, with a width of 1-1.2µm and a length of 3-5µm. It can grow in aerobic or anaerobic conditions. It is the only known bacterium to synthesize a protein capsule and the only pathogenic bacterium to carry its own adenylyl cyclase virulence factor. They form oval spores located centrally in a non-swollen sporangium. These spores are highly resilient and can survive extreme temperatures, low-nutrient environments, and...

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