amphotericin A

amphotericin A

[‚am·fə′ter·ə·sən ′ā]
(microbiology)
The relatively inactive component of amphotericin.
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In one randomized multicenter trial published in 2002, Herbrecht et al compared voriconazole with amphotericin as a primary therapy for invasive aspergillosis; they found that voriconazole significantly improved response and survival rates and caused fewer adverse events.