an antifungal agent derived from Streptomyces griseus, used principally to treat candidal vaginitis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A fungistatic and fungicidal polyene antibiotic agent derived from a soil actinomycete similar to Streptomyces griseus; used to treat vaginal candidiasis.
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An antibiotic produced by certain species of Streptomyces.
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