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FDA approves Baxdela for the treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP). -Melinta Therapeutics

Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. announced the FDA has approved Baxdela (delafloxacin) for the treatment of adult patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia...

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Shionogi reports positive results from cefiderocol phase III study in adults with pneumonia caused by gram-negative pathogens.

Shionogi & Co., Ltd. announced results from APEKS-NP, an international, double-blind, randomized Phase III clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and...

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FDA approves Xenleta to treat community-acquired bacterial pneumonia

Nabriva Therapeutics plc announced that the FDA has approved Nabriva’s new drug applications for the oral and intravenous (IV) formulations...

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Guidelines

Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in adults.

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British Thoracic Society guidelines for the management of non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM-PD)

This guideline is aimed at healthcare practitioners who are involved in the care of individuals with NTM-PD, which will include hospital specialists in respiratory medicine, infectious diseases, paediatrics, microbiology immunology and radiology.

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Guidelines for the management of adult lower respiratory tract infections

It provides evidence-based recommendations for the most common management questions occurring in routine clinical practice in the management of adult patients with LRTI.

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Journal articles

Reducing childhood respiratory morbidity and mortality in low and middle income countries: a current challenge.

Pneumonia is a major cause of death of children in low and middle income countries (LMICs). In this issue of the European Respiratory Journal, Nguyen et al. [1] examine pneumonia care in a large secondary care hospital in Vietnam...

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Telavancin in the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia: clinical evidence and experience.

Telavancin is a lipoglycopeptide derivative of vancomycin , which has activity against Gram-positive aerobic bacteria, and is especially effective against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Gram-positive bacteria resistant to VAN.

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Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy and Safety of Telavancin for Treatment of Infectious Disease: Are We Clearer?

Objective: Telavancin is approved to treat complicated skin and skin structure infections, hospital-acquired, and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia caused by Staphylococcus aureus.

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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'.

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Pneumonia: clinical review

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