Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST) says the FDA has designated the company's late-stage antibiotic...

|By:, SA News Editor

Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST) says the FDA has designated the company's late-stage antibiotic candidate, ceftolozane/tazobactam, as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product for the indications of Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated Bacterial Pneumonia and Complicated Urinary Tract Infections. Additionally, the FDA also granted the drugs Fast Track status for Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections and Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea. Shares +4% AH.