A scientific team led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center have shown that using two antibiotic drugs to fight P. aeruginosa in mouse models is significantly more effective than either antibiotic alone. The antibiotics, referred to as a “double whammy” were ceftazidime-avibactam, a combination drug used to treat a wide variety of serious bacterial infections, and fosfomycin, used to primarily treat infections of the urinary tract.  The study appears in the recent Journal of Infectious Diseases. Learn More