The patient, who presented to the clinical office complaining of dysuria, was diagnosed with a urinary tract infection and was prescribed TMP-SMX.
The investigational drug is currently in Phase 1 development, with completion expected in the second quarter of 2019.
The news comes after FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD announced last week a plan to recall some furloughed workers to conduct inspections.
The consequence of the shutdown means the budget appropriated by Congress for the Agency is on hold, resulting in ~7000 of it's 17,000 employees being furloughed.
Among persons who inject drugs, 9 cases of wound botulism were identified in Southern California from September 2017 to April 2018, according to research published in the January 4 issue of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection screening in pregnant women at their first prenatal visit.
Compared with pediatric emergency departments, antibiotics were prescribed more frequently in nonpediatric emergency departments (24 vs 20%).
The issue was identified upon standard visual inspection before administration to the patient and was not observed prior to reconstitution.
The NDA submissions included data from two Phase 3 trials (LEAP 1 and LEAP 2) which evaluated the safety and efficacy of IV and oral lefamulin vs moxifloxacin in the treatment of adults with CABP, including the option to switch from IV to oral administration and a short course oral treatment with lefamulin.
The aim of the STRIVE study was to investigate whether a single vaccination given 10-60 days before spinal surgery could prevent S. aureus infection in adults undergoing elective spinal fusion surgery.
A review of cases reported to the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) and 4 observational studies (between 2015 and 2018) showed an increased risk of aortic aneurysm or dissection associated with fluoroquinolone use.
Home health care workers' beliefs about infection prevention seem to have a greater influence on prevention protocol compliance than their absolute knowledge of infection control practices, according to a study published in the November issue of the American Journal of Infection Control.
The researchers found that the highest levels of bacterial contamination were on practitioner stethoscopes, followed by patient-room stethoscopes.
For this study, the authors identified randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that compared SGLT2 inhibitors with placebo, no treatment, or another antidiabetic agent and reported on UTI outcome.
The number of illnesses in a Salmonella outbreak linked to beef products from Arizona-based JBS Tolleson Inc. now stands at 333 in 28 states, according to the CDC.
The ERADICATE Hp2 trial enrolled 455 dyspepsia patients at 55 sites across the US and randomized them to receive 4 capsules, 3 times daily, of either Talicia or the active comparator (amoxicillin 250mg and omeprazole 10mg), for a period of 14 days.
Starting as early as this week, romaine lettuce sold in stores will carry labels listing the region where the produce was grown along with its harvest date, the FDA said.
The researchers identified 362,550 eligible children (52% boys, 27% African-American, 18% Hispanic), of whom 58% received at least 1 antibiotic prescription at <24 months of age.
Aemcolo is a broad spectrum, semi-synthetic, orally-administered, minimally-absorbed antibiotic designed to allow for delayed release to the colon.
There were 36,000 cases of Lyme disease in 2016, NBC News reported. Other tickborne disease cases in 2017 included: ehrlichiosis (7718), Rocky Mountain spotted fever (6248), babesiosis (2368), tularemia (239), and Powassan virus (33), according to the CDC.
Unlike other antibiotics used to treat gonorrhea, zoliflodacin, a spiropyrimidinetrione antimicrobial agent, works by inhibiting DNA biosynthesis by arresting the cleaved covalent gyrase complex, thereby impeding bacterial growth.
The researchers found there have been global successes in mortality, such as the large decline for under-5s, but other mortality patterns show cause for concern.
US health officials are investigating a Salmonella outbreak in which 5 people have become ill. Some said they ate a cake mix before becoming ill, and some may have eaten raw batter.
"This is the first report of decreased insulin requirements in a patient with T1DM correlating with micafungin administration," noted the authors.