Assay of antifungal agent saramycetin (X-5079C) in patient body fluids.

  title={Assay of antifungal agent saramycetin (X-5079C) in patient body fluids.},
  author={J. Bennett and W. Piggott and J. Utz and C. W. Emmons},
  journal={The American review of respiratory disease},
  volume={99 6},
Since the first description' of the antifungal polypeptide, saramycetin (X-5079C) 2, a series of case reports has documented its chemotherapeutic activity in 57 patients.•-o A modest but definite chemotherapeutic effect was demonstrated against blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, sporotrichosis, and paracoccidioidal granuloma. The only published information about the blood or urine concentrations of the drug in man has been the single assay using an unspecified technique, in which a serum… Expand