amphotericin B

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amphotericin B

(ăm'fətĕr`ĭsĭn), antibioticantibiotic,
any of a variety of substances, usually obtained from microorganisms, that inhibit the growth of or destroy certain other microorganisms. Types of Antibiotics
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 that halts the growth of several disease-causing fungi. Discovered in 1956, it is produced by bacteria of the genus Streptomyces. It is used in lotion or ointment form to treat fungal infections of the skin and is given internally only to patients with potentially fatal fungal infections. Amphotericin B is not effective against bacterial infections.

amphotericin B

[‚am·fə′ter·ə·sən ′bē]
(microbiology)
C46H73O20N The active component of amphotericin, suitable for systemic therapy of deep or superficial mycotic infections.
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A dose of Fungizone was administered instead of AmBisome in six cases, leading to the two deaths.
25 mg/ml fungizone, 25 mg/ml gentamicin; all from BioWhittaker, USA) at 37[degrees]C in a 5 per cent C[O.
Using a TissueLyser (QIAGEN Inc, Valencia, CA, USA), we homogenized [approximately equal to]2-10 mg of tissue in minimal essential medium (Eagle) supplemented with 20% fetal bovine serum, L-glutamine, penicillin, streptomycin, gentamicin, and fungizone.
Confusion arose over the drug as the original "conventional" Amphotericin, branded Fungizone, is prescribed at around one milligram per kg of a patient's weight.
Specifically, Bristol-Myers Squibb is making a commitment to expand access to its antiretroviral medicines, Videx (R)(didanasine) and Zerit (R)(stavudine) for the treatment of HIV/AIDS; MEGACE (R)(megestrol acetate) Oral Suspension for the treatment of AIDS-related cachexia; and oral Fungizone (R)(Amphoterecin B) for the treatment of fungal infections.
Growth medium (complete DMEM which was supplemented with 100 U/ml penicillum G, 100 [micro]ml streptomycin, 5 [micro]/mo fungizone, 15 mM HEPES and 10% fetal bovine serum) was then added.
5 [micro]g/mL fungizone (Life Technologies), and incubated in a humidified atmosphere (5% [CO.
The original "conventional" Amphotericin, branded as Fungizone, is prescribed at around one milligram per kg of a patient'sweight,whilemodern forms are branded asAmbizone and Ambleset, with dosages of three milligrams per kg and five milligrams per kg.
Fungizone, a brand name of amphotericin B dehydroxycholate, manufactured by Sarabhai Chemicals, was widely used in the treatment of kala-azar and PKDL.
6 ml of 36 [mu]M thymidine, 5 ml of fungizone and 10 ml of penicillin-streptomycin, followed by diluting to 11 with sterilized water, filtering through a 0.