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Data analysis of SOLITAIRE-U Phase III study of oral solithromycin to treat gonorrhea.-Cempra Inc.

Cempra has analyzed the data from the initial patient cohort of 262 patients in SOLITAIRE-U, a phase III study evaluating...

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Final results of aAdVise study of brincidofovir for the treatment of adenovirus (AdV) infection in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) recipients.-Chimerix.

Chimerix announced the presentation of final data from the AdVise trial of brincidofovir for the treatment of adenovirus (AdV) infection...

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EU CHMP recommends approval of Viekirax (ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir) + Exviera (dasabuvir) for eight week treatment of genotype 1b patients with chronic HCV infection- Abbvie

Enanta Pharmaceuticals announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has...

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Guidelines on Urological Infections

Due to the increasing threat of resistant pathogens worldwide, it has become imperative to limit the use of antibiotics, and...

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2015 UK national guideline for the management of infection with Chlamydia trachomatis

This guideline offers recommendations on the diagnostic tests, treatment regimens and health promotion principles needed for the effective management of...

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Tuberculosis

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Bezlotoxumab for Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection.

Background: Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of infectious diarrhea in hospitalized patients. Recurrences are common after antibiotic therapy.

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Fluid management in sepsis: The potential beneficial effects of albumin

Fluid administration is a key intervention in hemodynamic resuscitation. Timely expansion (or restoration) of plasma volume may prevent tissue hypoxia and help to preserve organ function.

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Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory tract infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data

Objectives To assess the overall effect of vitamin D supplementation on risk of acute respiratory tract infection, and to identify factors modifying this effect.

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Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

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