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New Orleans, Louisiana 70112


Purpose:

Study 0018 (NCT00107978) compares the safety and effectiveness of an investigational drug, telavancin, and an approved drug, vancomycin, for the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Patients must have a diagnosis of one of the following complicated skin and skin structure infections with MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) either suspected or confirmed 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 7 days of intravenous antibiotic treatment. Exclusion Criteria: - Received more than 24 hours of potentially effective systemic (IV/IM or PO) antibiotic therapy - 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.


NCT ID:

NCT00107978


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
G. Ralph Corey, MD
Duke University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: June 25, 2018

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