Development of resistance to amphotericin B in Candida lusitaniae infecting a human.

Abstract

Candida lusitaniae associated with infection in a patient with acute myelogenous leukemia developed resistance to amphotericin B during systemic treatment of the patient. The organism, when isolated initially, was inhibited by 0.31 mug of amphotericin B per ml in yeast nitrogen base agar, but when isolated (20 days later) just antemortem and postmortem… (More)

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