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Amphotericin B lipid complex for neonatal invasive candidiasis
  1. F Adler-Shoheta,
  2. H Waskinb,
  3. J M Liebermana
  1. aMiller Children's Hospital, Long Beach, California and University of California, Irvine, California, USA, bThe Liposome Company, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
  1. Dr Lieberman, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Miller Children's Hospital, 2801 Atlantic Ave, PO Box 1428, Long Beach, CA 90801–1428, USAjmlieberman{at}pol.net

Abstract

This study describes the safety and efficacy of amphotericin B lipid complex (ABLC) in 11 neonates with systemicCandida infections. Nine of the 11 improved clinically, and eight of nine evaluable patients had a mycological cure with ABLC. Creatinine levels improved or did not significantly change in eight of the 11 patients.

  • Candida
  • neonate
  • amphotericin B lipid complex
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