Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 23rd, 2007
"Unfortunately, contemporary use of vancomycin has been tempered by increasing rates of resistance, leading researchers to investigate other antimicrobial options. Telavancin is a novel semisynthetic lipoglycopeptide antibiotic undergoing FDA review for complicated skin and skin-structure infections; this agent is also in phase 3 clinical trials for the treatment of hospital-acquired pneumonia caused...
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