Study Evaluating Tigecycline in Selected Serious Infections Caused by Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) or Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
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A Clinical Research Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Tigecycline in the Treatment of Selected Serious Infections Caused by Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) or Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Male or female subjects aged 18 years or older
Isolation of one of the following multi-antibiotic resistant bacteria: vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium, vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, alone or as part of a polymicrobial infection
Have a confirmed diagnosis of a serious infection (eg, bacteremia [unless due to an excluded infection], complicated intra-abdominal infection, complicated skin and skin structure infection, or pneumonia) requiring administration of intravenous (IV) antibiotic therapy
Subjects with any concomitant condition or taking any concomitant medication that, in the opinion of the investigator, could preclude an evaluation of a response or make it unlikely that the contemplated course of therapy or follow-up assessment will be completed or that will substantially increase the risk associated with the subject's participation in this study
Anticipated length of antibiotic therapy less than 7 days
For subjects with VRE, known or suspected hypersensitivity to tigecycline or linezolid, or other compounds related to these classes of antibacterial agents (eg, oxazolidinones, tetracyclines, minocycline, doxycycline). For subjects with MRSA, known or suspected hypersensitivity to tigecycline or vancomycin, or other compounds related to these classes of antibacterial agents (eg, tetracyclines, minocycline, doxycycline)