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ARIES MRSA Assay filed with the FDA for infectious disease detection

Luminex Corporation announced that the company submitted the ARIES MRSA Assay to the FDA for clearance on Friday, June 28,...

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FDA accepts sBLA for Baxdela to treat adult patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia

Melinta Therapeutics, Inc has announced the FDA has accepted a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Baxdela (delafloxacin) for priority...

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BC 3781 file with EU for community-acquired pneumonia

Nabriva Therapeutics announced that the Company’s marketing authorization application (MAA) for both the intravenous (IV) and oral formulations of BC...

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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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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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