fungistatic


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fun·gi·stat·ic

(fŭn'ji-stat'ik),
Having an inhibiting action on the growth of fungi.
Synonym(s): mycostatic
[fungus + G. statos, standing]

fungistatic

[fun′jēstat′ik]
having an inhibiting effect on the growth of fungi.

fungistatic

adjective Referring to an agent that inhibits the growth of fungi without killing them.

fun·gi·stat·ic

(fŭn'ji-stat'ik)
Having an inhibiting action on the growth of fungi.
[fungus + G. statos, standing]

fungistatic

agent that inhibits growth of fungi
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0 TABLE 3 Fungistatic activity of chlorhexidine Organism Mean MIC (mg/l) Mould/fungi Aspergillus fumigatus 32 Aspergillus niger 16 Penicillium notatum 16 Yeasts Candida albicans 9 Dermatophytes Epidermophyton floccosum 4 Microsporum canis 4 Microsporum fulvum 6 Microsporum gypseum 6 Trichophyton equinum 4 Trichophyton interdigitale 3 Trichophyton mentagrophytes 3 Trichophyton quinkeanum 3 Trichophyton rubrum 3 Trichophyton tonsurans 3 MIC=minimum inhibitory concentration.
Posaconazole has also shown in vitro fungistatic and fungicidal activity against Cryptococcus neoformans (3-5, 17, 18).
This drug, which is being developed as a therapeutic mouthwash, is a 12-amino acid fragment of histatin 5, a compound produced by the body that has fungistatic effects, especially against Candida.
The formulation of Clear Defense includes a durable acrylic polymer and fungistatic agents.
Foster 40-50 uses the same patented formulation of fungistatic agents found in complementary Foster mold-resistant coatings, which have delivered years of proven protection.
Our observation is supported by previous in vitro studies in which clinically applicable HBO has shown a fungistatic effect on various fungal species, including Aspergillus.
The company feels the "killing" effect may be an important benefit of anidulafungin, because the target population is severely immunosuppressed, and may be more effectively treated with a therapy that is fungicidal rather than fungistatic.
The antimicrobial compound was bactericidal and bacteriolytic against Escherichia coli V517, bacteriostatic against Micrococcus luteus and fungistatic against Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Every single drug we use to treat candidal vaginitis is fungistatic.
11-15] Other host factors, such as the roles of diabetic ketoacidosis and fungistatic properties of serum have been explored.
The results of Zinc Omadine(at various strengths to create the fungistatic effects are discussed.
Raisin paste and raisin juice concentrate can be added to bakery products to impart a natural brown colour, and the fungistatic properties of both the dried fruit and its by-products is of particular interest.