amphotericin B


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am·pho·ter·i·cin B

(ăm′fə-tĕr′ĭ-sĭn)
n.
An antibiotic, C47H73NO17, derived from strains of the actinomycete Streptomyces nodosus and used to treat systemic fungal infections.

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amphotericin B

n anfotericina B
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Since the HIV services were decentralised to lower level hospitals, most of them, including Lumumba and Kombewa hospitals, that the Nation contacted, did not have the drug in stock.PUBLIC HOSPITALSA study done in Kisumu County Hospital, Nairobi Rheumatology Clinic and Mater Hospital in 2017 involving 141 patients with HIV and cryptococcal meningitis revealed that, in public hospitals, amphotericin B is not regularly supplied and patients had to buy it.
Amphotericin B has broad antifungal activity and is commonly used to treat aspergillosis, a fungal pneumonia that is a common sequela in oiled waterfowl as well as other birds in wildlife rehabilitation.
Visceral leishmaniasis can be successfully treated with liposomal amphotericin B. Liposomal amphotericin B selectively accumulates in the reticuloendothelial tissue and is less toxic compared with other drugs (9, 10).
50 mg/kg/ antibiotics Amphotericin B and 0.7 mg/day flucytosine
Amphotericin B deoxycholate was the first antifungal approved in 1958.
The patient was treated with prolonged systemic liposomal amphotericin B, voriconazole, and an extended course of corticosteroids.
Results: Biochemical and histopathological analysis showed significant kidney injury in rabbits exposed to acute nephrotoxic doses of amphotericin B and cyclosporine.
The susceptibility profile showed 89% sensitivity to fluconazole, 98% to voriconazole, 87% to caspofungin, 94% to micafungin, 77% to amphotericin B, and 81% to 5-flucytosine.
Case report of hepatic mucormycosis after liver transplantation: successful treatment with liposomal amphotericin B followed by posaconazole sequential therapy.
The result generated as genus-level, group-level identification, while the Vitek 2 AST-YSO7 Card evaluated the sensitivity and resistance of Amphotericin B, Fluconazole, Micafungin, Caspofungin, Voriconazole, and Flucytosine.
To obtain the stock-solutions of each drug, atorvastatin, pravastatin, and fluconazole were diluted with sterile distilled water, and amphotericin B and itraconazole were diluted with dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO).