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What's Next For Durata?

Durata (NASDAQ:DRTX) is a small biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of antibiotic drugs. The company is headed toward an incredibly important milestone - the likely NDA approval of their first drug, Dalvance (dalvabancin), by the end of May. As followers of this company are well aware, the FDA advisory committee recommended approval of dalvabancin back in March by a 12 - 0 vote. In a recent article on Durata by Seeking Alpha contributor Tri Duong, a positive vote by the Ad Com leads to a 91% approval by the FDA. Thus, approval probability is very high and only an administrative glitch would likely delay it.

Dalvance - A Very Brief Background

Dalvance (dalbavancin) is a lipoglycopeptide antibiotic...

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