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The comprehensive 2,500-word document took issue with a gamut of things—and recounted an incident in which the plant received a complaint about particulate matter found in an injection of the antibiotic vancomycin.
In that study, 8 of 10 boys with severe autism showed significant improvements while taking the antibiotic vancomycin.
A new version of vancomycin is much more effective at fighting Enterococci bacteria, which is found in hospitals and can cause dangerous wound and blood infections.
Even with the current synthesis method, the new vancomycin should be medicinally useful, the study said.
This process has spurred the rise of vancomycin-resistant enterococci, or VRE, three letters that strike fear into hospital staffs the world over.
Troublingly, one of the 4 had reduced sensitivity to glycopeptides; the chief glycopeptide is vancomycin, which has been the go-to drug for MRSA for 50 years.
Scientists led by Dale Boger introduced three independent modifications into vancomycin, each lethal to bacteria.
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