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ContraFect's Exebacase Receives the US FDA's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for MRSA Bacteremia including Right-Sided Endocarditis

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ContraFect's Exebacase Receives the US FDA's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for MRSA Bacteremia including Right-Sided Endocarditis

ContraFect's Exebacase Receives the US FDA's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for MRSA Bacteremia including Right-Sided Endocarditis

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  • The BTD is based on P-II superiority trial assessing Exebacase + SOC antibiotic therapy vs SOC alone in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia- including endocarditis
  • In a pre-specified analysis of the subgroup with MRSA infections- the clinical responder rate @day14 (74.1% vs 31.3%). The Exebacase demonstrated a reduction in the 30-day all-cause mortality- 4days reduction in length of hospital stay- and reductions in 30-day hospital readmission rates in MRSA-infected patients
  • Exebacase is a recombinantly-produced lysin (cell wall hydrolase enzyme) with potent bactericidal activity against Staph aureus

 ­ Ref: GlobeNewswire | Image: Exelixis

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