antifungal agent

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antifungal agent

[‚an·tē′fəŋ·gəl ‚ā·jənt]
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A chemical compound that either destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi.
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The outcome of the patients with candidaemia can be improved by the treatment of fluconazole and itraconazole.
Broth Microdilution (BMD) method: To obtain MIC values of fluconazole, green tea and quince leaf for Candida strains, BMD method was applied by using L-glutamine, bicarbonate free, RPMI 1640 medium (Sigma Chemical Co., St Louis, Mo., USA) according to CLSI M27-A3 suggestions (14).
While topical treatments are the first in line for pregnant women with fungal infections, oral fluconazole is often used during pregnancy.
Yeast colony inoculum was evenly cultured onto SDA media and after that ketoconazole, fluconazole, and miconazole disc placed on the media surface.
Fluconazole MIC and the fluconazole dose/MIC ratio correlate with therapeutic response among patients with candidemia.
Epidemiology and molecular basis of resistance to fluconazole among clinical Candida parapsilosis isolates in Kuwait.
About 4% of pregnant women in the United States take oral fluconazole, even though it is generally discouraged during pregnancy.
On all the three sites, the lesions improved after fluconazole was discontinued.
Odd number lot were allocated to group A to receive 1% Clotrimazole ear drops and even number lot were allocated to Group B to receive 0.3% Fluconazole ear drops.
Subjects were excluded if they had any of the followings: history of pervious diseases such as chronic renal failure and liver failure, psoriasis, documented human immunodeficiency virus infection and/or sensitivity to fluconazole and terbinafine, breast feeding, and pregnancy.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the in vitro susceptibility of 89 yeasts from different origins against the following antifungal drugs: Amphotericin B, Voriconazole, Fluconazole and Flucytosine using the Vitek[R] 2 Compact system.