Fungizone


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Fungizone

 [fun´jĭ-zōn]
trademark for preparations of amphotericin b, an antibiotic antifungal agent used for candidiasis and deep-seated fungal infections such as histoplasmosis.

Fungizone

a trademark for an antifungal (amphotericin B).

Fungizone

A brand name for AMPHOTERICIN.
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Dr Tawana prescribed five milligrams of 'Amphotericin', which nurses made up using Fungizone as it was routine practise on the ward to refer to the conventional form as Amphotericin and the others by brand name, the court heard.
The sale figure of fungizone increased tremendously between 1970 to 2006 by a factor of 356.
Akanerova (Cancer Research Institute), were cultivated in minimal essential medium (Alpha Medium, low glucose; Gibco Invitrogen, Carlsbad, CA, USA) supplemented with 10% MSC-stimulating supplement (human; StemCell Technologies, Grenoble, France) and 1% antibiotic/antimycotic mix (Gibco Invitrogen; concentration per milliliter of medium: penicillin, 100 U; streptomycin, 100 [micro]g; Fungizone, 0.
A mix-up occurred as original Amphotericin, branded as Fungizone and referred to as "conventional", has a dose of around one milligram per kg, but modern forms, branded as Ambizone and Abelcet, have dosages of three and five milligrams per kg.
The conventional form of Amphotericin, branded as Fungizone, is prescribed at around one milligram per kg, while more modern lipid forms of the same drug, branded as Ambizone and Ambleset, have dosages of three milligrams per kg and five milligrams per kg respectively.
It was initially grown as standard monolayers in GTSF-2 medium (Hyclone, Logan, UT, USA) containing penicillin/streptomycin and Fungizone (Invitrogen, Carlsbad, CA, USA) in T-75 flasks at 37[degrees]C in a 5% C[O.
2] atmosphere, supplemented with 5% fetal bovine serum, 50[mu]g/ml gentamicin, 100U/ml penicillin and 5 [mu]g/ml fungizone.
Dr Tawana prescribed five milligrams of 'Amphotericin', which nurses then made up using Fungizone without question, as it was routine practice to refer to the conventional form as Amphotericin and others by brand name.
The conventional form of Amphotericin, branded as Fungizone, was prescribed according to a patient's weight at one milligramper kg, but modern forms of the same drug, called Ambizone and Ambleset, had dosages of three milligrams per kg and five milligrams per kg respectively.
5 [micro]g/mL Fungizone (Invitrogen Ltd, Life Technologies, Paisley, UK) (complete medium).