Antimicrobial Development in the Era of Emerging Resistance

Author(s): Antonio Sorlozano , Cristina Carrasco , Jose Cabeza , Enrique Villegas , Jose Gutierrez .

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 9 , Issue 8 , 2009

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Abstract:

Antibiotics currently under study by the Food and Drugs Administration include: faropenem (for treatment of sinusitis, bronchitis, and community-acquired pneumonia), dalbavancin (for catheter infections), telavancin (for treatment of nosocomial pneumonia), oritavancin (for bacteremia), ceftobiprole and iclaprim (for pneumonias). Moreover, all of them would be useful for skin and soft tissue infections.

Keywords: Faropenem, dalbavancin, telavancin, oritavancin, ceftobiprole, iclaprim

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VOLUME: 9
ISSUE: 8
Year: 2009
Page: [938 - 955]
Pages: 18
DOI: 10.2174/138955709788681564
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