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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A dose of Fungizone was administered instead of AmBisome in six cases, leading to the two deaths.
BSC-40 cells were grown in Eagle's minimum essential medium (Invitrogen) supplemented with 5% fetal bovine serum (Cultilab, Sao Paulo, Brazil); 25 mg/mL Fungizone (amphotericin B) (Cristalia, Sao Paulo, Brazil); 500 U/mL penicillin; and 50 mg/mL gentamicin (ScheringPlough, Sao Paulo, Brazil).
Acute nephrtotoxic dose of 4mg/kg body weight was diluted in 5% Dextrose water in accordance with the instructions given by the manufactrur of Fungizone.
Dengue virus detection through reverse-transcription PCR (RT-PCR): Mosquito pools were homogenized with a pestle in Leibowitz medium (L-15) supplemented with Fetal Bovine Serum 2% (FBS), Penicillin-Streptomycin (1%) and Fungizone (1%).
25 mg/ml fungizone, 25 mg/ml gentamicin; all from BioWhittaker, USA) at 37[degrees]C in a 5 per cent C[O.
Confusion arose over the drug as the original "conventional" Amphotericin, branded Fungizone, is prescribed at around one milligram per kg of a patient's weight.
Growth medium (complete DMEM which was supplemented with 100 U/ml penicillum G, 100 [micro]ml streptomycin, 5 [micro]/mo fungizone, 15 mM HEPES and 10% fetal bovine serum) was then added.
For controls, we added 50 [micro]L of Eagle's minimum essential medium enriched with 5% fetal bovine serum, 1% penicillin-streptomycin, 1% L-glutamine 200 mmol/L, 1% kanamycin, and 3% fungizone.
The original "conventional" Amphotericin, branded as Fungizone, is prescribed at around one milligram per kg of a patient'sweight,whilemodern forms are branded asAmbizone and Ambleset, with dosages of three milligrams per kg and five milligrams per kg.
Fungizone, a brand name of amphotericin B dehydroxycholate, manufactured by Sarabhai Chemicals, was widely used in the treatment of kala-azar and PKDL.