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Synonyms for infection

Synonyms for infection

(phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound

(medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease

an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted

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the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people


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moral corruption or contamination

(international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure

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Coverage of the Diabetic Foot Infection (DFI) pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
A total of 371 patients with varying types of diabetic foot infections such as cellulitis and infected ulcers were randomized to treatment with either intravenous and oral linezolid (81% overall cure rate) or intravenous ampicillin-sulbactam and intravenous and oral amoxicillin-clavulanate (71% overall cure rate) for 7-28 days.
Coverage of the Diabetic Foot Infection (DFI) pipeline on the basis of therapeutic class, route of administration and molecule type.
3 million patients per year in the United States and approximately one-half of the patients first present with mild Diabetic Foot Infection each year.
Cubist's Cubicin (daptomycin) and Theravance/Astellas's Vibativ (telavancin) are two other MRSA therapies that have carved out a niche in the diabetic foot infection market; nearly one-third of physicians prefer Cubicin for management of more severe infection and Vibativ is considered an option in patients who are not successfully treated with vancomycin.
A new University of Arizona study analyzing data for all Medicaid diabetic foot infection hospital admissions across the state over five years found a significant decline in quality outcomes and higher program expenditures among those diagnosed with a diabetic foot infection when the state's Medicaid program did not cover podiatry.
DFU therapeutics market is contributed by diabetic foot infection (DFI) therapeutics market and DFU wound healing products.
Locilex (TM) has the potential to become the first topical antibiotic approved for the treatment of diabetic foot infection of any severity (mild, moderate or severe DFI).
This program also provides a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to general diabetes and wounds, wound microenvironment, diabetic foot infection, neuropathy, treatment modalities for the diabetic foot, and vascular considerations in the diabetic foot.
Patient enrollment for the second phase 2 trial of diabetic foot infection (DFI) is on-going to demonstrate the anti-MRSA activity with oral administration of nemonoxacin.
Table 7: Diabetic Foot Infection Therapeutics Market, Global, Revenue ($m), 2006-2011 20
In August 2010, Warner Chilcott regained all rights outside the TaiGen territories after TaiGen obtained positive data, including effective eradication of MRSA and quinolone-resistant MRSA in two Phase II trials for community acquired pneumonia ("CAP") and diabetic foot infection under a US IND.
In the planned phase 3 randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial, patients with a moderate or severe diabetic foot infection will be treated with Cogenzia on a daily basis as an adjunct to standard-of-care, which includes systemic antibiotic therapy administered by the oral or intravenous route.
Pexiganan is the subject of an open IND and a pending New Drug Application ("NDA") for diabetic foot infection.