Amoebicidal efficiencies of various diamidines against two strains of Acanthamoeba polyphaga.

@article{Perrine1995AmoebicidalEO,
  title={Amoebicidal efficiencies of various diamidines against two strains of Acanthamoeba polyphaga.},
  author={D. Perrine and J. Chenu and P. Georges and J. Lancelot and C. Saturnino and M. Robba},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={1995},
  volume={39},
  pages={339 - 342}
}
  • D. Perrine, J. Chenu, +3 authors M. Robba
  • Published 1995
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
  • The first medical cure of Acanthamoeba keratitis was obtained by use of propamidine isethionate. Since then, it has been the basic drug recommended for use in treatment. Because some Acanthamoeba strains have been reported to be resistant to propamidine and propamidine was found to be only weakly cysticidal, superior homologs such as butamidine, pentamidine, hexamidine, heptamidine, octamidine, and nonamidine were tested for their amoebicidal effects on two Acanthamoeba strains isolated from… CONTINUE READING
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