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..coli persisters in 3 days in vitro while the current UTI antibiotics failed to do so. Our findings may have implications for the development of a more effective treatment for UTIs. ..
Feng J, Weitner M, Shi W, Zhang S, Sullivan D, Zhang Y. Identification of Additional Anti-Persister Activity against Borrelia burgdorferi from an FDA Drug Library. Antibiotics (Basel). 2015;4:397-410 pubmed publisher
..These studies may have implications for developing more effective treatments of Lyme disease. ..
Niu H, Yee R, Cui P, Tian L, Zhang S, Shi W, et al
. Identification of Agents Active against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 from a Clinical Compound Library. Pathogens. 2017;6: pubmed publisher
..We ranked these new drug candidates according to their MICs against the MRSA strain USA300. Our findings may have implications for more effective treatment of MRSA infections. ..
Niu H, Cui P, Yee R, Shi W, Zhang S, Feng J, et al
. A Clinical Drug Library Screen Identifies Tosufloxacin as Being Highly Active against Staphylococcus aureus Persisters. Antibiotics (Basel). 2015;4:329-36 pubmed publisher
..Further studies are needed to evaluate tosufloxacin in animal models and to explain its unique activity against bacterial persisters. Our findings may have implications for improved treatment of persistent bacterial infections. ..