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fungistat

[′fən·jə‚stat]
(materials)
A compound that inhibits or prevents growth of fungi.
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In general, these three compounds tend to be highly specific against moulds, with the inhibitory action being primarily fungistatic rather than fungicidal.
24] Sweet basil is also a source of aroma compounds and essential oils containing biologically active constituents that possess insecticidal, nematicidal, fungistatic and antimicrobial properties.
SAFEBALLS contain highly active silver ions and therefore have bacteriostatic, fungistatic and algistatic properties.
Experiments demonstrated that Renu lost fungistatic activity at a higher rate than other solutions when exposed to prolong periods of increased temperature.
Thus there seems a need for alternative treatment options, particularly those which may be fungicidal not simply fungistatic.
Antifungals can be classified as fungicidal (kill fungi) such as allylaminesegterbinafine or fungistatic (inhibit the growth of fungi) such as azole compounds.
We experimentally demonstrated that, when exposed to prolonged temperature elevation, ReNu with MoistureLoc loses more in vitro fungistatic activity than do other contact lens solutions.
1993) or they may have a fungistatic effect through their involvement in metabolic reactions associated with disease resistance, e.
Chlorhexidine has bacteriostatic, bactericidal, fungicidal, fungistatic and some virus killing properties.
This coating, or "acid mantle," has bacteriostatic and fungistatic properties.
Posaconazole has shown in vitro fungistatic and fungicidal activity against Candida species (2-5, 16-21).
17,19,20) There are no studies comparing higher dose fluconazole with amphotericin B, but given that fluconazole is fungistatic, amphotericin B should always be the drug of first choice.