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Blood Stream Infection

Blood stream infections are conditions that result when the body is fighting a severe infection that has spread via the bloodstream.

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Laura Kogelman, MD
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Laura Kogelman, MD

Title(s): Director, Infectious Diseases Clinic; Director, Traveler's Health Service; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-7100

HIV, pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV, post-exposure prophylaxis for blood-borne pathogens, traveler's health and tropical medicine, general infectious diseases

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Study to Investigate the Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of DSTA4637S in Participants With Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteremia Receiving Standard-of-Care (SOC) Antibiotics

The purpose of this study is to test the safety of DSTA4637S, an investigational drug, at different dose levels and to find out what effects, good or bad, DSTA4637S, has on you while treating the S. aureus infection in your blood. DSTA4637S will be given in addition to the antibiotics you are already receiving for your S. aureus infection.

DSTA4637S is an investigational antibiotic to treat serious infections caused by the bacteria S. aureus. DSTA4637S is an experimental drug, which means that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or other health authorities that regulate new drugs have not approved DSTA4637S for the treatment of S. aureus bacteremia, except for testing in clinical trials.

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