Calcineurin inhibitor agents interact synergistically with antifungal agents in vitro against Cryptococcus neoformans isolates: Correlation with outcome in solid organ transplant recipients with Cryptococcosis Article

Full Text via DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00990-07 PMID: 18070977 Web of Science: 000252724800051
International Collaboration

Cited authors

  • Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P.; Lewis, Russell E.; Alexander, Barbara D.; Lortholary, Olivier; Dromer, Francoise; Gupta, Krishan L.; John, George T.; del Busto, Ramon; Klintmalm, Goran B.; Somani, Jyoti; Lyon, G. Marshall; Pursell, Kenneth; Stosor, Valentina; Munoz, Patricia; Limaye, Ajit P.; Kalil, Andre C.; Pruett, Timothy L.; Garcia-Diaz, Julia; Humar, Atul; Houston, Sally; House, Andrew A.; Wray, Dannah; Orloff, Susan; Dowdy, Lorraine A.; Fisher, Robert A.; Heitman, Joseph; Albert, Nathaniel D.; Wagener, Marilyn M.; Singh, Nina


  • Synergistic interactions were observed between CIs and antifungal agents against 53 (90%) of 59 Cryptococcus neoformans isolates from solid organ transplant recipients with cryptococcosis and may account for better outcomes in patients with cryptococcosis receiving these immunosuppressive agents.

Publication date

  • 2008

Published in

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0066-4804

Start page

  • 735

End page

  • 738


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