Clinical Trial Details


Research Study Summary

(MRSA) Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus


Winthrop University Hospital Clinical Trials Center in conjunction with The Winthrop Internal Medicine Association is conducting a clinical research study for patients who have been hospitalized for a skin and skin structure infection. This research study will look at effectiveness of two antibiotics.This study will compare the effectiveness of two FDA approved antibiotics used for the treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA).
During the study, eligible participants will receive study drug and all study procedures that are not part of the standard of care at no cost.
Compensation may be provided for time and travel.

Patient Inclusion Criteria:
To be eligible for the study, you must;

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be hospitalized (for less than 24 hours)with a skin and skin structure infection of a complicated nature (major cutaneous absess or wound infection) that requires IV antibiotics treatment for 3 to 14 days of hospitalization management.
  • Infection suspected or documented to be caused by MRSA

To Learn more

CW ID: 180821
Date Last Changed: July 19, 2013

Clinical Trial Snapshot

Both Male and Female
18 and up
Overall Status
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Winthrop University Hospital Clinical Trials Center
222 Station Plaza North
Suite 300
Mineola, NY 11501
Phone: 516-663-9582
Fax: 516-663-9587

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