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Tetraphase's antibiotic 'as good as Merck's' in Phase III

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Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals' share price soared on news that eravacycline, its novel antibiotic to treat complicated intra-abdominal infections, was as effective as Merck & Co's ertapenem in the Phase III IGNITE 1 study. Its shares closed more than 10% up at $33.19 on 17 December.



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