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Newer, Shorter-Course Antibiotic Shows Similar Effectiveness for Treating Skin Infection, JAMA Reveals  
2/13/2013 7:40:24 AM

Treatment with a newer antibiotic, tedizolid phosphate, once daily for 6 days was statistically noninferior (no worse than) in efficacy to the antibiotic linezolid twice daily for 10 days for both early (at day 2 to 3) and sustained (at day 11) clinical responses in patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections, according to a study appearing in the February 13 issue of JAMA.
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