Orley Araújo Alves

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
BACKGROUND Trichophyton rubrum is the most common agent of superficial mycosis of the skin and nails causing long lasting infections and high recurrence rates. Current treatment drawbacks involve topical medications not being able to reach the nail bed at therapeutic concentrations, systemic antifungal drugs failing to eradicate the fungus before the nails(More)
Cryptococus gattii is an emergent primary human pathogen that causes meningismus, papilledema, high intracranial pressure and focal involvement of the central nervous system in immunocompetent hosts. Prolonged antifungal therapy is the conventional treatment, but it is highly toxic, selects for resistant strains, contributes to therapy failure and has a(More)
  • 1