amphotericin


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Noun1.amphotericin - an antibiotic and antifungal agent
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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Junior doctor Dr Tawana prescribed Amphotericin by referring to an internet medicines manual and nurses Vongai Gondo and Catherine Kunasta made up the prescription without double checking.
In addition, we evaluated the synergistic effect between the essential oil and the antifungal compound amphotericin B by checkboard micro titer assay.
Grieving relatives of father-of-three Paul Richards, aged 35, from Sutton Coldfield, and Baljit Singh Sunner, 36, from Stech ford, who died within hours of conventional Amphotericin overdose at Heartlands Hospital said serious questions now need to be asked by the Department of Health.
At the Congress, the MSF presented results showing that liposomal amphotericin B (Ambisome) could play a critical role in the fight against the disease.
a Vancouver-based company focused on redosing or reformulating drugs with clinical history for new or expanded indications, announced a series of positive experiments involving the systemic bioavalibility of amphotericin B following oral administration, iCo-009 is iCo's oral formulation of Amphotericin B, a broad spectrum antifunga] drug, which currently can only be delivered by intravenous infusion.
Amphotericin B is the mainstay drug for treating fungal infections.
Management typically requires extensive surgical debridement followed by long-term antifungal therapy, primarily with intravenous amphotericin B.
The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) issued the medication warning to all healthcare staff over the use of injectable amphotericin.
The National Patient Safety Agency issued the medication warning to all healthcare staff over the use of injectable amphotericin.
We report an interference caused by liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome, Astellas Pharma) in the Synchron LX 20 (Beckman Coulter) phosphorus assay (PHOSm).
AmBiosome, which the company has licensed from US company Gilead Sciences, is a liposomal formulation of amphotericin B.
LAS VEGAS -- The use of high-dose liposomal amphotericin B was no more effective than standard doses for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis in a large randomized study, and was associated with significantly more adverse effects.