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polyene antibiotic A broad-spectrum antifungal produced by Streptomyces spp, eg amphotericin B, nystatin, pimaricin; toxicity may be ameliorated by newer drug delivery systems–eg, liposomes, lipid dispersions, colloidal suspensions
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As was done in this case, practice guidelines recommend a longer duration of polyene antimycotic
induction for patients with cryptococcomas than for those without (4), and longer courses of therapy are commonly described for infections caused by C.
While high-dose amphotericin B intravenously is the first-line therapy in systemic fusarioses, polyene antimycotics
are probably not beneficial against infections caused by N.