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January 10th, 2010

Ceftobiprole’s Long Road to Approval Gets Longer

Cephalosporins with activity against MRSA are out there, but we don’t have them yet.  Just recently, the leader of the pack, ceftobiprole, hit another roadblock: The FDA has indicated in its Complete Response Letter to Johnson & Johnson PRD that it has completed the review of the application and has determined that it cannot approve the […]


March 25th, 2009

March (Guideline) Madness …

A couple of interesting ID guidelines out this week.  For those of you too busy with basketball, here are the relevant links: Guidance for Control of Infections with Carbapenem-Resistant or Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Acute Care Facilities. Identified in 24 states and now found “routinely” in New York and New Jersey, these carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (“CPE” is much […]


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