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Negative value of antibiotics to drug companies

The value of an antibiotic to a drug company is negative $50 million- compared to the positive value of $1 billion for a new musculoskeletal drug.

Incentives for R&D for New Antimicrobial Drugs: Research paper 11/02. http://www.ohe.org/publications/article/incentives-for-rd-for-new-antimicrobial-drugs-7.cfm. Published 2011

Reference

Title
Incentives for R&D for New Antimicrobial Drugs: Research paper 11/02
Publisher
Office of Health Economics
Publication Date
Published 2011
Authors
Towse A, Sharma P
URL
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