Research Article| Volume 7, ISSUE 3, P541-544, September 1987

Flucytosine (5-fluorocytosine)

  • Benjamin Gerson
    New England Deaconess Hospital, Department of Pathology, 185 Pilgrim Road, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
    Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, and Director, Clinical Chemistry and Diagnostic Immunology, New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
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      Monitoring of flucytosine (5-FC) concentration in serum is of great importance. It may be anticipated that demand for this service will increase in the near future, because this drug is used in situations involving immunocompromised patients, including those afflicted with AIDS.
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