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poly- 1- 6- glucopyranosyl- 1- 3- glucopyranose glucan

based on carbohydrate polymers derived from yeast; used for reducing the severity and incidence of infections in immune-compromised patients, patients undergoing surgical procedures, and in patients with nosocomial infections
Also Known As:
Betafectin; PGG glucan; poly-beta1-6-glucotriosyl-beta1-3-glucopyranose glucan
Networked: 16 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 4 trials/studies)

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Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Ostroff, Gary: 2 articles (03/2003 - 08/2002)
2. Gregory, Stephen: 1 article (12/2011)
3. Flores, Estefany: 1 article (12/2011)
4. Ayala, Alfred: 1 article (12/2011)
5. Newsome, Courtni T: 1 article (12/2011)
6. Reichner, Jonathan S: 1 article (12/2011)
7. Brousseau, Pauline: 1 article (03/2003)
8. Mandeville, Rosemonde: 1 article (03/2003)
9. Kournikakis, Bill: 1 article (03/2003)
10. Kelderman, Hans: 1 article (08/2002)

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Sepsis (Septicemia)
3. Peritonitis
4. Bone Resorption
5. Wound Infection (Wound Infections)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Polymers
2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
3. poly- 1- 6- glucopyranosyl- 1- 3- glucopyranose glucan
4. Interleukin-11 (Interleukin 11)
5. Thromboplastin (Tissue Factor)
6. Prostaglandins
7. Polysaccharides
8. Dextrans (Dextran)
9. Cefazolin (Ancef)
10. CNI 1493

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
2. Ligation
3. Length of Stay