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It did not show hypersensitivity to antifungal agents that do not act on the ergosterol biosynthetic pathway, such as amphotericin B, 5-fluorocytosine and nikkomycin. In a preferred embodiment of this aspect, the inhibitor is a hydroxymate compound. Drawbacks to current antifungal agents, such as the azoles, include development of resistance, possible drug-drug interactions and possible toxic liver effects.

The term “sulfonamido” refers to a sulfonamide substituent attached by either the sulfur or the nitrogen atom. The term “amino” is meant to include NH2, alkylamino, di-alkyl-amino, arylamino, and cyclic amino groups. The term “ureido” as employed herein refers to a substituted or unsubstituted urea moiety. A method for identifying a potentiator of an antifungal compound comprising administering to a fungal strain a test compound, determining whether the test compound inhibits expression of HOS2, or a homolog thereof, and identifying the test compound as a potentiator of an antifungal compound if the test compound inhibits HOS2, or the homolog thereof. In a preferred embodiment, Y1 is a chemical bond or is a straight- or branched-chain alkylene, which may be optionally substituted.

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In another preferred embodiment according to this aspect of the invention, the fungus is selected from the group consisting of zygomycetes (including but not limited to Rhizopus arrhizus and Mucor spp.), emerging molds (including but not limited to Pseudallescheria boydii, Fusarium, spp. and Paecilomyces lilacinus), Coccidioides spp. (including but not limited to C. immitis), Histoplasma spp., Tήchosporon spp., and dermatophytes, and strains thereof of said group. (including but not limited to C. immitis), Histoplasma spp., Trichosporon spp., and dermatophytes, and strains thereof of said group. In conclusion, long term venous access using Hickman catheter is a safe and reliable method for administration of chemotherapeutic agents and other intravenous components in the management of various malignancies. Results of our study prove that open cut down method for Hickman catheter insertion is safe with a low complication and high success rate and they can be maintained safely at home. Routine insertion of such devices can save valuable time of medical and para medical staff.

Left cephalic or jugular vein were only used when right cephalic or external jugular vein could not be accessed. 1% Lignocaine was used at the proposed site of venepuncture and along the subcutaneous plane on the chest wall for tunnelling the catheter 2 cms medial to anterior axillary line till the exit site 2 cms below the nipple. After localisation of the cephalic vein in the deltopectoral groove vein was looped using two separate 2-0 silk ligatures.

Preferred alkenyl groups include, without limitation, ethenyl, propenyl, butenyl, pentenyl, and hexenyl. In a preferred embodiment of this aspect of the invention, the inhibitor of Hos2 is a compound as described herein. (preferably A.fumigatus, A. terreus, A. niger and A. flavus), Cryptococcus neofortnans, Pneumocystis carinii, and strains thereof of said group.

In addition, substituents on cyclic moieties (i.e., cycloalkyl, heterocyclyl, aryl, heteroaryl) include 5- to 6-membered mono- and 9- to 14-membered bi-cyclic moieties fused to the parent cyclic moiety to form a bi- or tri-cyclic fused ring system. Substituents on cyclic moieties also include 5- to 6-membered mono- and 9- to 14-membered bi-cyclic moieties attached to the parent cyclic moiety by a covalent bond to form a bi- or tri-cyclic bi-ring system. Especially preferred substituents birthed synonym on ring groups, such as aryl, heteroaryl, cycloalkyl and heterocyclyl, include halogen, alkoxy and alkyl. Thus, in certain preferred embodiments, test compounds according to this aspect of the invention include compounds that act on the ergosterol biosynthetic pathway. Thus, in a sixth aspect the invention provides an antifungal compound, which is identified according to the methods of the invention. This aspect further provides for a composition comprising said antifungal compound.

Post et al described ultrasound and fluoroscopy guided procedure of subclavian vein catheterisation with a very low complication rate but experience with this technique is limited. Fluoroscopy helps in proper placement of Hickman catheter tip even in open phlebotomy methods but its use is not mandatory. Despite not using routine fluoroscopy control we could achieve 90% success rate in positioning the catheter tip in large central veins. Satisfactory placement of catheter tip can be verified by a post operative chest x-ray. Cephalic cut down was performed in 63 % (69/111) patients in our series and our success rate of cephalic vein cannulation was comparable to the success rate quoted in literature., Torramed et al reported a success rate of 70% with cephalic cutdown and Wade et al reported 38 % successful cephalic cumulation rate. Failed cephalic cut down is mostly due to either small vein size or absence of the proper cephalic vein itself.