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Swine Flu (H1N1) Infectivity to Increase Markedly and Lethality to Remain Low According to Latest Replikin* Peptide Genomic Data

... or restrict replication of the targeted virus strains prior to an outbreak." Earlier this month, ... outbreaks and pandemics of the common influenza strains over the past century. About Replikins Ltd ... products to predict the emergence of virulent strains of particular diseases (FluForecast(TM)) and is ...

Novexel to Present Four Posters at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases in Helsinki

... against a range of beta-lactamase-producing strains of Enterobacteriaceae, including E. coli, and ... drug-resistant and non-drug-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus in infected ... both community-acquired and hospital-acquired strains of MRSA. The poster also showed that NXL103 was ...

HIV/AIDS Research Network Recommends Use of Abbott RealTime Viral Load Test for NIH-Sponsored Clinical Trials

... HIV-1 subtype variant and circulating recombinant strains has made accurate viral load detection more ... to detect and precisely measure group M, N and O strains of HIV-1, as well as all known non-B subtypes. ... ability to detect and reliably quantify variant strains of HIV-1 and have been found to under-quantify ...

Novavax Reports Positive Preclinical Results for a Novel, Broadly Cross-Protective H5N1 Pandemic Influenza Virus-like Particle (VLP) Vaccine Candidate

... Vaccines with Broad Protection Against Multiple strains ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 19 ... an immune response against several different H5N1 strains and may be a new approach to making broadly ... with lethal doses of three different H5N1 strains including A/Indonesia (Clade 2.1), A/Qinghai ...

Nanoemulsion Kills Highly Resistant Bacteria Found in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

... topical nanoemulsion kills the highly resistant strains of bacteria that cause chronic illness and death ... bacteria. The rising prevalence of drug-resistant strains of bacteria has also reduced the efficacy of ... the lungs of patients with cystic fibrosis. All strains of bacteria except two were killed by ...

Blue Light Destroys Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infection - Results Reported in Photomedicine and Laser Surgery Journal

... N.Y., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Two common strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, ... At present, fewer than 5% of staphylococcal strains are susceptible to penicillin, while ... using 405-nm light destroys MRSA strains grown in culture. In the current study, "Blue ...

British Midlands University Announces Use of Gene Technology to Fight Lethal Hospital Acquired Infection

... Leading Major Study into Lethal 'Super' strains of C.difficile CHICAGO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ ... the genetic code of one of the most lethal strains of hospital acquired infections. The $4.5 ... will lead to better tests to diagnose 'super' strains of C.difficile, more effective treatments and, ...

Novavax Announces Top Line Results of Phase IIa Clinical Trial for Its Seasonal Influenza VLP (Trivalent) Vaccine Candidate

... inducing HAI responses against the vaccine strains and drifted strains. For subjects in the 15 mcg ... greater than or equal to 40) for the vaccine strains ranged from 95 to 97% for H3N2, 83 to 94% for ... subjects who did not have antibodies to these strains before vaccination. The geometric mean HAI ...

New Data Show In Vitro Potency of Doripenem Against Resistant Bacteria

... organs of the body and includes common bacteria strains such as E. coli. These new data were presented ... for doripenem among Enterobacteriaceae strains were 98.9% and 96.5% for strains expressing ESBL ... intra-abdominal infections caused by susceptible strains of E. coli, K. pneumoniae, P. aeruginosa, B. ...

Sequoia Pharmaceuticals Presents In Vitro and First-in-Human Data Supporting Further Development of SPI-256, a Novel Investigational Protease Inhibitor

... barrier to the emergence of resistant strains of HIV. Additionally, the unique structural ... potency when tested against a panel of 50 viral strains in a PhenoSense (TM) assay. In this analysis, ... inhibitors that potently subdue prevalent strains of HIV and which impede the development of ...

Sanofi Pasteur Shipping First Doses of Influenza Vaccine for the 2008-2009 Season in the US

... This year's influenza vaccine contains three new strains of the influenza virus, A/Brisbane/59/2007 ... virus; B/Florida/4/2006-like virus. The three strains for the new influenza vaccine formulation were ... vaccine is formulated each year to match the strains predicted to circulate during the upcoming ....

Abbott's m2000(TM) Molecular Diagnostic Instrument and RealTime HIV-1 Test Win Chicago Innovation Award

... of detecting and precisely measuring all known strains of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ... about the virus' ability to mutate and create new strains of subtypes that may elude detection. Optimal ... could be ineffective. While many of the variant strains of the virus are not as prevalent in the United ...

Further Data on Safety and Efficacy of Cethromycin Presented at 47th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

... of Cethromycin Against Telithromycin-resistant strains of Streptococcus Pneumoniae" All eight clinical ... of In Vitro Activity of Cethromycin Against strains of Streptococcus Pneumoniae" Cethromycin ... treatment of CAP, even for infections caused by strains resistant to currently available drugs. ...

Further Data on Safety and Efficacy of Cethromycin Presented at 47th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

... of Cethromycin Against Telithromycin-resistant strains of Streptococcus Pneumoniae" All eight clinical ... of In Vitro Activity of Cethromycin Against strains of Streptococcus Pneumoniae" Cethromycin ... treatment of CAP, even for infections caused by strains resistant to currently available drugs. ...

Oritavancin Demonstrates Potent and Rapid In Vitro Activity Against MRSA, VRE and Other Strains of Resistant Bacteria

... against a variety of susceptible and resistant strains of gram- positive bacteria. Results are being ... of staphylococci and enterococci, including strains with elevated MICs to linezolid, daptomycin, and/or vancomycin, as well as strains of streptococci. Bacterial isolates included S. ...

Replidyne's Investigational Antibacterial Agent REP3123 Prevents Sporulation in Clostridium difficile

... in Quebec, Canada. The BI/NAP1/027 outbreak strains produce greater amounts of toxins A and B, have ... increased morbidity and mortality. All bacterial strains were grown in the presence of low concentrations ... after 96 hours of drug exposure. All four strains of C. difficile varied in their ability to ...

Advanced Life Sciences to Present Data on Selected Cethromycin Therapeutic Studies at the 47th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

... Cethromycin Against Telithromycin-resistant strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae -- Poster E-1632: ... of In Vitro Activity of Cethromycin Against strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae -- Poster E-1631: ... of In Vitro Activity of Cethromycin Against strains of Haemophilus influenzae -- Poster E1634: ...

Vical Begins Phase 1 Trial of DNA Vaccine Against H5N1 Pandemic Influenza

... and antibody immune responses against emerging strains of influenza virus that have the potential to ... DNA vaccine candidate; whether H5N1 or other strains of avian influenza will emerge as ... in protecting humans against H5N1 or other strains of avian influenza; whether development of an ...

Trius Announces Positive Results From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Torezolid in Patients With Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections

... (cSSSI) caused by gram-positive bacteria, especially drug-resistant strains such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The study ... Activity against all clinically important, gram-positive, drug-resistant strains including those resistant to linezolid Activity against clinically ...

Novavax Completes Enrollment of Its Second Phase II Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Clinical Trial

... study is evaluating a VLP vaccine against the H3N2, H1N1, and B influenza strains that circulated in the 2008-2009 influenza season. This clinical trial ... II study evaluated a trivalent VLP vaccine against the seasonal influenza strains that circulated in the 2005-2006 influenza season. Specifically, ...

Doctors Urge Precaution to Shield Against Swine Flu

... to boost the natural defenses of the body's immune system against strains of influenza. Scientists predict that the aspect of immune defense ... new mutant strain of swine flu. It is so radically different from prior strains that antibodies produced by previous flu illnesses, and stored in the ...

Human Genome Sciences Begins Delivery of First-in-Class Anthrax Treatment to U.S. Strategic National Stockpile

... blood. Antibiotics also may not be effective against antibiotic-resistant strains of anthrax. ABthrax is a human monoclonal antibody to Bacillus ... It may also prevent and treat infections by antibiotic-resistant strains of anthrax. ABthrax was the first investigational agent against anthrax ...

ImQuest Submits Investigational New Product Application to the Food and Drug Administration to Initiate HIV Therapeutic Clinical Trials with IQP-0410

... levels and to have highly significant activity against all clinical virus strains evaluated as well as against multi-drug resistant virus strains obtained from patients failing long courses of therapy with currently ...

Sequella Presents Data on Synergy Between Investigational New TB Drugs SQ109 and TMC207

... in the presence of TMC207, using a number of clinical and laboratory strains of both drug sensitive and drug resistant M. tuberculosis (MTB). In vitro ... in combination were either synergistic or additive with the various MTB strains and showed increased rate of killing, enhanced post antibiotic effect and ...

NOVAVAX Featured at Clinton Global Initiative 2008 Annual Meeting

... makes it possible to rapidly produce an influenza vaccine that contains strains that are an exact genetic match to the strains circulating in the country or region causing influenza disease. Novavax's ...

Inverness Medical Innovations Receives USDA Licensure of the BinaxNOW(R) Avian Influenza Virus Type A Antigen Test Kit

... of appropriate and cost-effective action plans. Worldwide, many strains of avian influenza virus (AIV) can cause varying degrees of disease in poultry. Some strains are extremely infectious and a fatal form of the disease can spread ...

First Molecular Tem-PCR Test to Identify Multiple Forms of Staph and MRSA Obtains CLIA Certificate

... pathogens A single, fast and accurate test identifies four Staph strains simultaneously HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 4 ... identify the differentiation between the pathogens and/or their various strains in a single test. "Infections are a challenge for all hospitals, both ...

Bad News to Bad Bugs: Northern Antibiotics Develops Novel Polymyxins With Reduced Toxicity

... While NAB 739 is already alone highly active against multidrug-resistant strains of Acinetobacter baumannii, it also at very low subinhibitory ... become more common and the resulting extremely multidrug-resistant strains start to spread." About Northern Antibiotics Ltd. Founded in 2003 and ...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Nature Biotechnology Study Demonstrating the Use of Zinc Finger Nucleases to Generate HIV Resistant T Cells

... of the known co- receptors for HIV, since the most commonly transmitted strains of HIV are strains that bind to CCR5 -- so-called "R5" strains. A small fraction of the ...

Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Paper Supports Additional Role for Cethromycin as Potential Treatment for Infections Caused by Community- Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (CA-MRSA)

... than the hospital associated MRSA infections. Although the early strains of CA-MRSA strains were susceptible to most antimicrobials, bacterial resistance has ...

ViroPharma Announces Completion of Enrollment in Phase 3 Study of Maribavir in Stem Cell Transplant Patients

... infected cells. Maribavir also has demonstrated activity in vitro against strains of CMV that are resistant to current anti-CMV therapies. About ... caused by Staphylococcus aureus, including methicillin-resistant strains (for prescribing information, please download the package insert at ...

Novavax Reports Positive Results from Preclinical Studies of its VLP-based Trivalent Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Candidate

... particles have been created for each of the three new flu vaccine strains recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") for ... We believe that the ability of Novavax to respond quickly to emerging flu strains using its proprietary recombinant VLP technology could significantly ...

New Approach to Treating Anthrax Significantly Improves Survival Rates in Pivotal Efficacy Studies

... blood. Antibiotics also may not be effective against antibiotic-resistant strains of anthrax. ABthrax is a human monoclonal antibody to Bacillus anthracis ... bacteria. It may also prevent and treat infections by antibiotic-resistant strains of anthrax. The ABthrax Contract with the U.S. Government In June ...

Are Muramyl Peptides the Magic Bullet in Probiotics?

... cell components. In fact, Russian and Ukrainian researchers used special strains of probiotics as raw materials for high-powered immune-support ... to directives from their government, found that cell pieces of specific strains of probiotics, or lactobacillus bacteria, had a powerful protective action ...

The Oral Cancer Foundation Urges HPV Vaccination for Males

... of the foundation. Currently, the vaccine, which shields against HPV strains 6, 11, 16 and 18, is administered to girls and adolescent females to ... or oral-genital contact. HPV-16, one of the most destructive strains out of over 100 versions of the virus, was first linked to oral cancer ...

Oritavancin Demonstrates Superior In Vitro Activity to Vancomycin and Metronidazole Against C. Difficile Bacteria

... "In Vitro Susceptibility of Genotypically Distinct Clostridium difficile strains to Oritavancin," researchers tested the activity of oritavancin versus ... of care, metronidazole and vancomycin, against 33 genotypically distinct strains of C. difficile bacteria. Overall, in this study, oritavancin was more ...

Ardea Biosciences, Inc. Presents Results of Phase 1 Studies of RDEA806, a Novel NNRTI for HIV, at 47th ICAAC

... transcriptase mutations, including coverage of the 10 most prevalent strains of HIV found in patients failing therapy with efavirenz, marketed as ... in antiviral activity versus wild-type virus. Prevalence of resistant strains based on Bachelor et al. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2000 Sep; 44(9): ...

GlaxoSmithKline Receives New HHS Order for H5N1 Bulk Antigen. First North American Clinical Trials with GSK's Candidate Pre-pandemic Flu Vaccine to Start.

... be able to induce immune responses that might protect against different strains of H5N1. GSK's first North American pre-pandemic vaccine trial will be a ... the vaccine; the process of 'drift' is the same phenomenon that allows new strains of seasonal flu virus to circulate and cause disease year after year. This ...

Abbott Receives Supplemental FDA Approval for its Best-in-Class in Sensitivity RealTime HIV-1 Viral Load Test

... is Unique in its Ability to Detect and Measure All Known strains of HIV-1 DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott ... of the virus. "Because of what we now know about the emergence of variant strains of HIV-1 in the United States and other countries, it is critical ...

Sanofi Pasteur Submits Supplemental Application for A(H1N1) Pandemic Vaccine to U.S. FDA

... by the FDA to evaluate the influenza A(H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccines using the same regulatory process by which it approves new viral strains contained in the annual seasonal influenza vaccines. Sanofi Pasteur's influenza A(H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccine supplemental application specifies ...
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