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In Vitro Activity of Tigecycline Among Key Bacterial Pathogens Exhibiting Multidrug Resistance

2014-08-27 03:13:21 | BioPortfolio

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Observational: studies in human beings in which biomedical and/or health outcomes are assessed in pre-defined groups of individuals. Subjects in the study may receive diagnostic, therapeutic, or other interventions, but the investigator does not assign specific interventions to the subjects of the study.

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N/A: for trials without phases Observational Study Design Case-control: group of individuals with specific characteristics (e.g., conditions or exposures) compared to group(s) with different Time Perspective Cross-sectional: observations or measurements made at a single point in time, usually at subject enrollment Biospecimen Retention - select one Samples Without DNA - samples retained, with no potential for DNA extraction from any retained samples (e.g., fixed tissue, plasma) Biospecimen Description

Sputum, whole blood, urine, tissue Enrollment

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One study group, anticipated samples in the rang of 400-500 samples 8. Arms, Groups and Interventions N/L Group/Cohort Label

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Conditions

Infections, Bacterial

Intervention

In Vitro activity of Tigecycline among key bacterial pathogens exhibiting multidrug resistance

Location

King Faisal Univrsity, Departmentof Microbiology and Immunology,, dammam branh
Dammam
Eastern
Saudi Arabia
31451

Status

Recruiting

Source

King Faisal University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:21-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A fluorescent probe with low toxicity which is a potent substrate for P-glycoprotein and the bacterial multidrug efflux transporter. It is used to assess mitochondrial bioenergetics in living cells and to measure the efflux activity of P-glycoprotein in both normal and malignant cells. (Leukemia 1997;11(7):1124-30)

A pattern recognition receptor that binds unmethylated CPG CLUSTERS. It mediates cellular responses to bacterial pathogens by distinguishing between self and bacterial DNA.

The concentration of a compound needed to reduce population growth of organisms, including eukaryotic cells, by 50% in vitro. Though often expressed to denote in vitro antibacterial activity, it is also used as a benchmark for cytotoxicity to eukaryotic cells in culture.

A fungal metabolite which is a macrocyclic lactone exhibiting a wide range of antibiotic activity.

The techniques used to produce molecules exhibiting properties that conform to the demands of the experimenter. These techniques combine methods of generating structural changes with methods of selection. They are also used to examine proposed mechanisms of evolution under in vitro selection conditions.

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