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glossary:amphotericin_b [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +Also amphotericin B. One of two antifungal [[antibiotic]]s,​ the other designated amphotericin A (not used clinically),​ derived from a strain of Streptomyces nodosus and effective against a wide range of fungi and against some species of Leishmania. It is used intravenously in the treatment of progressive,​ potentially fatal fungal [[infection]]s and as a secondary drug in the treatment of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis and topically in the treatment of superficial candidiasis.
 +See also:
 +[[http://​​phpBB2/​viewforum.php?​f=34|Antibiotic Glossary]]
 +[[http://​​|Antibiotics]] (blog)
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