Aspergillus nidulans is frequently resistant to amphotericin B

D. P. Kontoyiannis, R. E. Lewis, G. S. May, N. Osherov, M. G. Rinaldi

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Abstract

The high failure rate of amphotericin B-based therapy in patients with Aspergillus nidulans infections may not be entirely a result of host factors as suggested previously. Innate resistance of A. nidulans to polyenes may contribute to the poor response in patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)406-407
Number of pages2
JournalMycoses
Volume45
Issue number9-10
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Amphotericin B
  • Aspergillosis
  • Aspergillus nidulans
  • Resistance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Infectious Diseases

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