Deadly bacteriaa s foothold spurs study

Deadly bacteriaa s foothold spurs study

There are 2 comments on the Boston Globe story from Oct 7, 2010, titled Deadly bacteriaa s foothold spurs study. In it, Boston Globe reports that:

News that a hard-to-treat, potentially lethal germ had landed on US shores from India spawned sensational headlines last month about the emergence of a "superbug'' capable of outwitting the best antibiotics available.

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#1 Oct 7, 2010
A drug has been developed at the Univ of Penna that may be the answer.
Their research has shown that PMX 30063 has proven to destroy MRSA bacteria within 30 minutes of contact. Stated in their website - PMX30063 is an antibiotic that mimics natural host defense
proteins.
This small molecule protein breaks thru the cell wall thus killing the bacteria with no chance of
resistance buildup. It is now in Phase ll of testing. http://polymedix.com/

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Dr Shelly Greene
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#3 Oct 23, 2010
Really?
How is it administered?

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