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Washington University in St. Louis Release: Linezolid Is Superior Treatment For Drug-Resistant Pneumonia


10/19/2005 5:10:16 PM

A relatively new drug called linezolid (commercially known as Zyvox) appears to be about 40 percent more effective in treating a deadly and increasingly prevalent form of antibiotic-resistant pneumonia than the conventionally used drug vancomycin, according to a team led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.


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