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New Medicines

Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSI)

Information

New molecular entity
Not Known
Innovation Pharmaceuticals

Development and Regulatory status

None
None
Phase II Clinical Trials

Category

First-in-class a synthetic, defensin-mimetic. Directly lyses the bacterial cell membrane by penetrating into it and disrupting the barrier and membrane-associated metabolic functions, leading to bacterial death.
Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) are common, and complicated SSTIs (cSSTIs) are the more extreme end of this clinical spectrum, encompassing a range of clinical presentations such as deep-seated infection, a requirement for surgical intervention, the presence of systemic signs of sepsis, the presence of complicating co-morbidities, accompanying neutropenia, accompanying ischaemia, tissue necrosis, burns and bites. Staphylococcus aureus is the commonest cause [2]
Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSI)
Intravenous