Current approaches for serious gram-positive and gram-negative infections: Something old, Something New (Not Official IDWeek Programming - Supported by The Medicines Company - See Affiliated Event Guide for More Information)
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Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Senior Vice President, Infectious Disease Care, Health Science
The Medicines Company
Learning Lounge Summary:
During this session the challenges of managing infections caused by gram-positive pathogens will be discussed and a new option for treating serious skin infections will be reviewed. In addition, infections caused by acinetobacter will be discussed and how an existing antibiotic can be used to treat such infections.