Algorithmic analysis of in vitro chemotherapy against Pneumocystis carinii

C. Atzori, F. Agostoni, E. Angeli, A. Cargnel, L. Drago, M. R. Gismondo

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Abstract

The development of in vitro experimental chemotherapy against P.carinii has been hindered by the lack of efficient methods for continuous cultivation of the microorganism. Various short-term systems, allowing the production of infectious forms of Pneumocystis, can be employed for in vitro experimental chemotherapy [1,2,3]. The purpose of the present study is to describe a statistically relevant algorithmic model for the evaluation of P.carinii in short-term in vitro culture and drug screening.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Eukaryotic Microbiology
Volume44
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1997

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Keywords

  • Algorithmic model
  • Chemotherapy
  • P. carinii

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Microbiology

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Atzori, C., Agostoni, F., Angeli, E., Cargnel, A., Drago, L., & Gismondo, M. R. (1997). Algorithmic analysis of in vitro chemotherapy against Pneumocystis carinii. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 44(6).