Antifungal agents in children.

@article{Steinbach2005AntifungalAI,
  title={Antifungal agents in children.},
  author={William J Steinbach},
  journal={Pediatric clinics of North America},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={895-915, viii}
}
Fungal pathogens are an increasingly recognized complication of organ transplantation and the ever more potent chemotherapeutic regimens for childhood malignancies. This article provides a brief overview of the current state of systemic antifungal therapy. Currently licensed drugs, including amphotericin B and its lipid derivates; 5-fluorocytosine; the azoles, including fluconazole, itraconazole, and voriconazole; and a representative of the new class of echinocandin agents, caspofungin, are… CONTINUE READING

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