Synergistic anticandidal activity of xanthorrhizol in combination with ketoconazole or amphotericin B.

@article{Rukayadi2009SynergisticAA,
  title={Synergistic anticandidal activity of xanthorrhizol in combination with ketoconazole or amphotericin B.},
  author={Yaya Rukayadi and Kwanhyoung Lee and Myoung-su Lee and Dongeun Yong and You Jin Hwang},
  journal={FEMS yeast research},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 8},
  pages={
          1302-11
        }
}
Candida species are responsible for the fourth most common nosocominal bloodstream infection. Xanthorrhizol, a sesquiterpene compound isolated from Curcuma xanthorrhiza Roxb. has been reported to have anticandidal activity. The aim of this study is to investigate the synergistic anticandidal effect of xanthorrhizol in combination with ketoconazole or amphotericin B against Candida albicans, Candida glabrata, Candida guilliermondii, Candida krusei, Candida parapsilosis, and Candida tropicalis… CONTINUE READING
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