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DUBLIN, Ireland and CHICAGO, April 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Iterum Therapeutics plc (Nasdaq: ITRM) (the Company), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing next generation oral and IV antibiotics to treat infections caused by multi-drug resistant pathogens in both community and hospital settings, today announced two poster presentations at the 32nd European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) being held April 23-26, 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal.
The poster presentations at ECCMID were as follows:
Title: In Vitro Activity of Sulopenem and Comparator Agents Against Anaerobic Clinical Isolates from the SENTRY Surveillance Program 2018-2020
Presenting Author: Steven Aronin
Poster Session: 5a. Mechanisms of action, new compounds, preclinical data & pharmacology of antibacterial agents
Title: Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous Sulopenem Followed by Oral Sulopenem Etzadroxil/Probenecid Versus Intravenous Ertapenem Followed by Oral Ciprofloxacin and Metronidazole or Amoxicillin-Clavulanate in the Treatment of Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections: The SURE-3 Trial
Presenting Author: Steven Aronin
Poster Session: 5c. New or repurposed antibacterial agents: clinical trials
These Posters can be found on the Company’s website on the “Publications: Posters & Presentations” page under the “Our Science” tab.
About Iterum Therapeutics plc
Iterum Therapeutics plc is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing differentiated anti-infectives aimed at combatting the global crisis of multi-drug resistant pathogens to significantly improve the lives of people affected by serious and life-threatening diseases around the world. Iterum is currently advancing its first compound, sulopenem, a novel penem anti-infective compound, in Phase 3 clinical development with an oral formulation. Sulopenem also has an IV formulation. Sulopenem has demonstrated potent in vitro activity against a wide variety of gram-negative, gram-positive and anaerobic bacteria resistant to other antibiotics. Iterum has received Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) and Fast Track designations for its oral and IV formulations of sulopenem in seven indications. For more information, please visit http://www.iterumtx.com.
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