Accession Number:

ADD009118

Title:

Liposome Carriers in Leishmaniasis Chemotherapy with 8-Aminoquinoline Derivatives.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-11-24

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

An improved method is provided for the chemotherapy of leishmanial infections. An 8-aminoquinoline antileishmanial agent is encapsulated within liposomes and the liposome-encapsulated drug is injected into the body. Subject use of a liposome carrier has produced marked enhancement of the effectiveness of the drug against leishmanial parasites in the liver such as characteristic of infections which are difficult to treat. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE