Infection

, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 269–269 | Cite as

No increase in cyclosporin neurotoxicity in transplant recipients treated with liposomal amphotericin B

  • O. Ringdén
  • Eva Ekelöf Andström
  • M. Remberger
  • Britt-Marie Savhn
  • J. Tollemar
Correspondence

Keywords

Public Health Internal Medicine Infectious Disease General Practice Cyclosporin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Ringdén
    • 1
  • Eva Ekelöf Andström
    • 2
  • M. Remberger
    • 3
  • Britt-Marie Savhn
    • 4
  • J. Tollemar
    • 4
  1. 1.Div. of Clinical ImmunologyTransplantation SurgerySweden
  2. 2.Div. of Clinical ImmunologyInfectious DiseasesSweden
  3. 3.Lab. Tech.Div. of Clinical ImmunologySweden
  4. 4.Transplantation SurgeryHuddinge University HospitalHuddingeSweden

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