Growth of Cryptococcus neoformans in presence of L-Dopa decreases its susceptibility to amphotericin B

Y. Wang, A. Casadevall

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Abstract

Cryptococcus neoformans grown with L-dopa was melanized and was less susceptible to amphotericin B. The results suggest that in vivo and in vitro susceptibilities to amphotericin B may differ.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2648-2650
Number of pages3
JournalAntimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
Volume38
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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