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MK 7655 + Primaxin + cilastatin filed with FDA for cUTI + cIAI.- Merck Inc

Merck Inc. announced that the FDA has accepted for review regulatory filings for Priority Review for the combination of MK...

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FDA accepts Avycaz sNDA to include the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections in pediatric patients . Allergan.

Allergan plc announced that the FDA has accepted for review the company's supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for AvyCaz(ceftazidime and...

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Antibiotic crisis gives new life to history’s diseases

Abuse of antibiotics is causing serious problems in the world today, with the re-emergence of diseases such as tuberculosis which we thought were a thing of the past.

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Guidelines for the investigation of chronic diarrhoea in adults: British Society of Gastroenterology, 3rd edition

Chronic diarrhoea is a common problem, hence clear guidance on investigations is required. This is an updated guideline from 2003 for the investigations of chronic diarrhoea...

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Guidance document for prevention of Clostridium difficile infection in acute healthcare settings

This updated guideline provides a current review of the literature on interventions to control CDI in adult populations in acute healthcare settings and derives specific infection control recommendations.

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Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment

This guideline covers preventing and treating surgical site infections in adults, young people and children who are having a surgical procedure involving a cut through the skin.

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Bezlotoxumab: A Review in Preventing Clostridium difficile Infection Recurrence.

Bezlotoxumab (Zinplava™) is a fully human monoclonal antibody against Clostridium difficile toxin B indicated for the prevention of C. difficile infection (CDI) recurrence in patients with a high recurrence risk.

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Bezlotoxumab for the prevention of Clostridium difficile recurrence.

Introduction: Clostridium difficile infection is a major economic and clinical burden, due to its high frequency of recurrence. Currently recommended treatments are not efficient for prevention...

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Bezlotoxumab: A Novel Agent for the Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection.

During the past decade, the incidence and severity of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) have significantly increased, leading to a rise in CDI-associated hospitalizations, health care costs, and mortality.

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ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

This year’s ECCMID is hosting a large number of sessions discussing antibiotic resistance, an immediate and pressing issue that has been described as ‘one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today'.


Gastroenteritis in children, GP cancer care and pre-eclampsia risk: journals update June 2016

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