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Achaogen Announces Publication of Plazomicin Phase 3 CARE Study Results in the New England Journal of Medicine

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Achaogen, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKAO), a biopharmaceutical company discovering, developing and commercializing innovative antibacterial agents to address multi-drug resistant (MDR) gram-negative infections, today announced that the New England Journal of Medicine has published the results from the Phase 3 CARE (Combating Antibiotic Resistant Enterobacteriaceae) study of plazomicin in a Letter to the Editor. In this published study, the efficacy and safety of plazomicin versus colistin was evaluated in patients with serious bloodstream infections or hospital-acquired/ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia caused by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE). Full study results are published in a Letter to the Editor and Supplementary Appendix in the February 21, 2019 issue of the Journal.
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