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Motif Bio plc completes rolling submission to FDA for iclaprim for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI).

Motif Bio plc has announced the completion of its rolling submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA...

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Phase III GEMINI-1 and GEMINI-2 studies of Tivicay + Epivir meet primary endpoint in HIV-1.- ViiV Healthcare.

ViiV Healthcare announced positive headline results from its phase III GEMINI-1 and GEMINI-2 studues evaluating the safety and efficacy of...

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Pooled data from REVIVE-1 and REVIVE-2 trials of iclaprim in ABSSSI patients confirms non inferiority to vancomycin.- Motif Bio plc.

Motif Bio plc has announced that the pooled efficacy and safety data from its two Phase III trials (REVIVE-1 and...

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Guidelines

Lyme disease

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment.

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Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance.

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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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Journal articles

Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of dolutegravir-rilpivirine for the maintenance of virological suppression in adults with HIV-1: phase 3, randomised, non-inferiority SWORD-1 and SWORD-2 studies.

Background: Lifelong HIV antiretroviral therapy (ART) has prompted an interest in two-drug regimens to minimise cumulative drug exposure and toxicities. The safety, tolerability, and efficacy of dolutegravir and rilpivirine...

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Dolutegravir plus rilpivirine dual therapy in treating HIV-1 infection.

This review covers the most recent data from observational cohorts and randomized clinical trials concerning the switch to the dual combination of dolutegravir plus rilpivirine and the reasons that lead to consider this option.

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Dolutegravir-rilpivirine coformulation.

This review aims to update the current experience with the novel two-drug combination of dolutegravir (DTG) and rilpivirine (RPV) and elucidate the possible applications and limitations of coformulated DTG–RPV in the future.

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Clinical trials

A Dose Ranging Safety and Immunogenicity Study of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Biologicals' GSK1557484A Vaccine in Children 6 to Less Than 36 Months of Age

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and immunogenicity of different formulations of GSK Biologicals' influenza candidate...

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Clinical and Virological Efficacy of Pegylated Interferon Alpha in the Treatment of Rhinovirus Infection in Patients With Primary Hypogammaglobulinemia: Randomized Controlled Trial (Hypogamma Int1)

The study will investigate the efficacy and safety of subcutaneous interferon alpha -2a to eradicate rhinovirus in patients with primary...

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Safety and Immunogenicity of Norovirus GI.1/GII.4 Bivalent Virus-Like Particle Vaccine in an Elderly Population

The purpose of this study is to further develop a formulation and dose regimen of the norovirus GI.1/GII.4 bivalent virus-like...

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

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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'.

Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

Posted 1 year ago

Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Posted 2 years ago

Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

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