An open-label comparative pilot study of oral voriconazole and itraconazole for long-term treatment of paracoccidioidomycosis.

@article{QueirozTelles2007AnOC,
  title={An open-label comparative pilot study of oral voriconazole and itraconazole for long-term treatment of paracoccidioidomycosis.},
  author={Fl{\'a}vio Queiroz-Telles and Luciano Z Goldani and Haran T. Schlamm and James M Goodrich and Ana Victoria Espinel-Ingroff and Maria Aparecida Shikanai-Yasuda},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 11},
  pages={1462-9}
}
BACKGROUND In previous studies, itraconazole was revealed to be an effective therapy and was considered to be the gold standard treatment for mild-to-moderate acute and chronic clinical forms of paracoccidioidomycosis. A pilot study was conducted to investigate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of voriconazole for the long-term treatment of acute or chronic paracoccidioidomycosis, with itraconazole as the control treatment. METHODS A randomized, open-label study was conducted at 3… CONTINUE READING

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