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Amphotericin Pharmacophobia

Br Med J 1973; 4 doi: (Published 24 November 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;4:460

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  1. W. St C. Symmers


    Five cases are described in which fear of the possibly hazardous effects of giving amphotericin to patients with kidney disease resulted in death from progressive infection by an amphotericin-sensitive fungus (Cryptococcus neoformans in three cases, Blastomyces dermatitidis in one case, and Histoplasma capsulatum in one case).