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AstraZeneca to divest US rights to Synagis to SOBI.

AstraZeneca has agreed to sell US rights to Synagis (palivizumab) used for the prevention of serious lower respiratory tract infection...

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FDA grants accelerated approval to Arikayce to treat mycobacterium avium complex lung disease.-Insmed

Insmed Incorporated announced that the FDA has granted accelerated approval of Arikayce (amikacin liposome inhalation suspension) for the treatment of...

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Cidara Therapeutics initiates ReStore Phase III study of rezafungin to treat candidiasis..

Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the first trial site has been activated for ReSTORE, a Phase III clinical trial evaluating...

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Guidelines

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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Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management

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

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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

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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Causal relationship between hypoalbuminemia and acute kidney injury.

Our meta-analysis published in 2010 provided evidence that low levels of serum albumin (hypoalbuminemia) are a significant independent predictor of acute kidney injury (AKI) and death following AKI.

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Alex studied Biological Sciences at university before joining EPG Health in January 2017, where he works as a digital content manager and editor.

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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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Respiratory care clinical Q&A November 2015

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Pneumonia: clinical review

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