test of cure


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test of cure

STD The re-culturing of a site of initial infection–eg, gonorrhea, to determine whether the Pt is cured. See Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
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Median time to test of cure was 30 days (interquartile range 23-41).
As currently planned, the primary endpoint of the pivotal trial will be the combined clinical and microbiological response at the test of cure with a 10% non-inferiority margin versus IV ertapenem.
Additionally, iclaprim achieved NI (10% margin) at the test of cure (TOC) endpoint, 7 to 14 days after study drug discontinuation, in the ITT patient population.
In these studies, clinical cure rates at the Test of Cure (TOC) time point met the primary endpoint of statistical non-inferiority to meropenem.
One caveat of the NAAT is that it cannot be used for a test of cure for at least 3 weeks, because it will detect the presence of dead pathogens.
The FDA has approved the stool antigen test as a test of cure in adults.
Beginning in June 2003, any health-care provider who reported a patient who had been treated with a fluoroquinolone was sent a notice recommending that a test of cure be performed unless susceptibility testing was performed initially to rule out QRNG.
Of the 65 patients who received 125 mg of ceftriaxone intramuscularly, there were no treatment failures for gonorrhea infection as determined by test of cure that was performed subsequent to therapy.
Baxdela also met the FDA secondary endpoint of statistical non-inferiorit compared to moxifloxacin based on the investigator's assessment of success at the test of cure visit in the ITT population.
A test of cure for gonococcal and chlamydial infections is no longer considered necessary, she said.
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