In vitro activity of free and liposomal nystatin against Leishmania species in comparison with several ampbotericin B and azolic formulations

  1. Piñero, J. 1
  2. Martínez, E. 1
  3. Ortega, A. 1
  4. Del Castillo, A. 1
  5. Valladares, B. 1
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna

    Universidad de La Laguna

    San Cristobal de La Laguna, España


Revista Ibérica de Parasitología

ISSN: 0034-9623

Año de publicación: 2003

Volumen: 63

Número: 3-4

Páginas: 93-96

Tipo: Artículo

Otras publicaciones en: Revista Ibérica de Parasitología


The sensitivities of promastigote stages of three species of Leishmania were determined in vitro to nystatin, liposomal formulations ofnystatin, other amphotericin B formulations and antimycotic azole drugs. Liposomal formulations ofnystatin were more active than free nystatin against L. braziliensis strains but less active against L. infantum and L. tropica.

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