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enero 16, 2021

Antifungal activity of MAF-1A peptide against Candida albicans

Invasive candidiasis is a major threat to human health, and Candida albicans is the most common pathogenic species responsible for this condition. The incidence of drug-resistant strains of C. albicans is rising, necessitating the development of new antifungal drugs. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) have recently attracted attention due to their unique ability to evade the drug resistance of microorganisms. However, the mechanism of their activity has not yet been identified. The current study…

Mechanisms of fungal dissemination.

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Mechanisms of fungal dissemination.
Cell Mol Life Sci. 2021 Jan 15;:
Authors: Strickland AB, Shi M
Abstract
Fungal infections are an increasing threat to global public health. There …

Experience in the use of dalbavancin in diabetic foot infection

CONCLUSION: Patients with osteomyelitis due to gram-positive microorganisms who received as part of the multidisciplinary antibiotic treatment with dalbavancin, had a high rate of cure with adequate tolerance and few side effects. Dalbavancin offers a safe alternative in treating deep diabetic foot infection.