Trius Therapeutics (TSRX) Release: Tedizolid Safety Data Presented at IDWeek  
10/22/2012 9:29:12 AM

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IDWeek 2012 -- Trius Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:TSRX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative antibiotics for life-threatening infections, today announced that two studies of its lead drug candidate, tedizolid phosphate, are being presented at IDWeek 2012. The first evaluates hematological effects of tedizolid compared to linezolid (Zyvox®) and observes significantly fewer adverse platelet outcomes in patients receiving tedizolid. A second presentation examines the pharmacokinetic behavior of Trius' antibiotic in an adolescent population.