European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

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‘Ultrasensitive’ C. difficile assay outperforms current testing options

May 6, 2018
Singulex’s Clarity C. diff toxins A/B assay could potentially be used as a standalone test for patients with Clostridium difficile
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West Nile virus re-emerges in Greece

May 2, 2018
After a 2-year hiatus, West Nile virus has re-emerged in Greece, spreading to new territories, according to researchers from the University of Athens…
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Data do not support piperacillin-tazobactam for drug-resistant BSIs

May 2, 2018
The risk for mortality was more than three times higher among patients with bloodstream infections caused by drug-resistant Escherichia coli or…
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7-day antibiotic course noninferior to 14-day course for gram-negative bacteremia

April 30, 2018
For patients with gram-negative bacteremia, a 7-day regimen of antibiotic therapy was noninferior to the standard 14-day treatment, according to…
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Iclaprim safe, potentially cost-effective for ABSSSIs

April 30, 2018
Motif Bio announced additional safety data from its REVIVE-2 trial of the investigational antibiotic iclaprim, showing that the treatment was…
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Large C. auris outbreak in UK ICU linked to thermometers

April 26, 2018
Researchers linked one of the largest Candida auris outbreaks ever reported to thermometer use at a neurosciences ICU in the United Kingdom. …
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Paratek Pharmaceuticals releases omadacycline topline results

April 25, 2018
Omadacycline is effective in treating acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections and community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, according to…
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RESTORE-IMI 1: Phase 3 data support use of relebactam for CRE

April 23, 2018
Results of the phase 3 RESTORE-IMI 1 trial showed that relebactam was comparable to colistin when used in combination with imipenem/cilastatin in…
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Omadacycline noninferior to Zyvox in treating ABSSSIs, including MRSA

April 28, 2017
Treatment of skin infections with the antibiotic omadacycline was noninferior to Zyvox in a phase 3 study, researchers said at the European Congress…
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Drug-resistant bacteria in urine or stool increases risk for drug-resistant sepsis

April 27, 2017
Patients with urine or stool samples positive for drug-resistant bacteria are at an increased risk for developing bloodstream infections that also…

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The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

April 13, 2019 - April 16, 2019