US Patent 6,203,822
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
This invention relates to the use of gallium-containing compounds, to inhibit intracellular pathogens including pathogens that are members of the genus Mycobacteria, Legionella, Histoplasma, and Leishmania and to organisms causing chronic pulmonary infection such P. aeruginosa.
Schlesinger, Larry S. and Britigan, Bradley E. Gallium-containing compounds for the treatment of infections caused by intracellular pathogens and pathogens causing chronic pulmonary infection. US Patent 6,203,822 filed September 03, 1996 and issued March 20, 2001. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/263