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Chula Vista, California 91910


Serious infections caused by resistant bacteria are becoming more of a medical problem throughout the world. One of the ways to deal with this problem is to develop new drugs that can control these bacteria. This study will measure how well TD-6424 (Telavancin) can control infections and whether this drug can be safely given to patients.


Inclusion Criteria: - Patients must have a diagnosis of one of the following complicated skin and skin structure infections with either a suspected or confirmed Gram positive organism as the major cause of the infection: - major abscess requiring surgical incision and drainage - infected burn (see exclusion criteria for important qualifications) - deep/extensive cellulitis - infected ulcer (see exclusion criteria for important qualifications) - wound infections - Patients must be expected to require at least 4 days of intravenous antibiotic treatment Exclusion Criteria: - Previous systemic antibacterial therapy (with the exception of aztreonam and metronidazole) for > 24 hours within 7 days prior to the first dose of study medication unless the pathogen was resistant to prior treatment or the patient was a treatment failure (no clinical improvement after 3 days). - Burns involving > 20% of body surface area or third degree/full thickness in nature, diabetic foot ulcers, ischemic ulcers/wounds, necrotizing fasciitis, gas gangrene, or mediastinitis.



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Principal Investigator
G. Ralph Corey, MD
Duke University

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Chula Vista, California 91910
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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