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  1. New Antibiotic is Effective in Single-doseIn the battle against stubborn skin infections, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a new single-dose antibiotic is as effective as a twice-daily infusion given for up to 10 days, according to a large study led by Duke Medicine researchers.Researchers say the advantage of the new drug, oritavancin, is its potential to curtail what has been a key driver of antibiotic resistance: a tendency for patients to stop taking antibiotics once they feel better. In such instances, the surviving bacteria may become impervious to the drugs designed to fight them.Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/06/new-antibiotic-effective-single-dose

    New Antibiotic is Effective in Single-dose

    In the battle against stubborn skin infections, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a new single-dose antibiotic is as effective as a twice-daily infusion given for up to 10 days, according to a large study led by Duke Medicine researchers.

    Researchers say the advantage of the new drug, oritavancin, is its potential to curtail what has been a key driver of antibiotic resistance: a tendency for patients to stop taking antibiotics once they feel better. In such instances, the surviving bacteria may become impervious to the drugs designed to fight them.

    Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/06/new-antibiotic-effective-single-dose

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      The “people who would stop taking pills once they feel better”… that is still quite a big problem. But at least if it...
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      tl;dr: The new antibiotic, oritavancin, has an especially long half-life in the body, which means that instead of being...
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