Iterum Therapeutics to Present Clinical Data on Antibiotic Sulopenem at ID Week 2018

DUBLIN, Ireland and CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Iterum Therapeutics plc (Nasdaq: ITRM), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing antibiotics against multi-drug resistant pathogens, today announced that clinical data on sulopenem, its novel oral and IV penem antibiotic, will be presented in poster sessions at IDWeek 2018, being held October 3-7 in San Francisco.

Details on the poster presentations are as follows:

Title: A Phase 1, Randomized, Open-Label, Crossover Study in Healthy Subjects under Fasting Conditions of Orally Administered Sulopenem Etzadroxil Alone or with Probenecid to Determine the Pharmacokinetics of Sulopenem

Poster Abstract Session: PK/PD Studies

Poster number: 1393

Date / Time: Friday, October 5, 2018, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. PDT

Location: S Poster Hall

Presenter: Michael Dunne, M.D., Iterum Therapeutics

Title: Sulopenem Activity against Enterobacteriaceae Isolates from Patients with Urinary Tract Infection or Intra-Abdominal Infection

Poster Abstract Session: Novel Agents

Poster number: 1363

Date / Time: Friday, October 5, 2018, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. PDT

Location: S Poster Hall

Presenter: Sailaja Puttagunta, M.D., Iterum Therapeutics

Title: The Prevalence of Enterobacteriaceae (ENT) Resistant to all Major Classes of Oral Antibiotics from Outpatient Urine Cultures in the United States and Effect on Clinical Outcomes

Poster Abstract Session: Urinary Tract Infection

Poster number: 1527

Date / Time: Friday, October 5, 2018, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. PDT

Location: S Poster Hall

Presenter: Michael Dunne, M.D., Iterum Therapeutics

These posters will be available on the Iterum website following the IDWeek meeting.

About Iterum Therapeutics plc

Iterum Therapeutics plc is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing differentiated anti-infectives aimed at combatting the global crisis of multi-drug resistant pathogens to significantly improve the lives of people affected by serious and life-threatening diseases around the world. Iterum is advancing sulopenem, a novel oral and IV penem anti-infective compound, in Phase 3 clinical development in uncomplicated urinary tract infection (uUTI), complicated urinary tract infection (cUTI) and complicated intra-abdominal infection (cIAI). Sulopenem is the first oral and IV penem to demonstrate potent in vitro activity against a wide variety of gram-negative, gram-positive and anaerobic bacteria that are resistant to other antibiotics in the hospital and community setting. Iterum has received QIDP designations for oral and IV sulopenem for the treatment of uUTI, cUTI and cIAI. For more information, please visit

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