5-Fluorocytosine and Candida yeasts

A. Fabbri, A. Tacchella, M. L. Belli, E. Toriello

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The authors report 5-fluorocytosine's activity against 101 Candida albicans and 42 Candida non-albicans strains. They point out the drug's lower inhibitory and lethal activity against Candida non-albicans. A 1.56 μg/ml concentration inhibits 83% of Candida albicans while only 40% of Candida non-albicans is inhibited.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-11
Number of pages4
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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