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Basilea Stock Takes a Hit on FDA Guidelines for Antibiotic Trials

By Catherine Shaffer
Staff Writer

Friday, August 23, 2013
The FDA has maintained a firm stance on clinical trial requirements for Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd.'s broad-spectrum antibiotic ceftobiprole for skin infections. In its half-year financial update, Basilea indicated that the agency would require two pivotal trials per indication. Basilea's stock (SW:BSLN) closed Thursday at CHF70.75 (US$76.67), down CHF2.45.

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