Antifungal agents in the 1990s. Current status and future developments.

  title={Antifungal agents in the 1990s. Current status and future developments.},
  author={Carol A. Kauffman and Peggy L. Carver},
  volume={53 4},
Significant advances in antifungal therapy have occurred in the last decade. Most of these advances have been tied to the introduction of the triazoles, itraconazole and fluconazole. Itraconazole has proved efficacious for the treatment of subacute to chronic infections with the endemic mycoses and other opportunistic filamentous fungi, including Aspergillus spp. Fluconazole is now routinely used for mucocutaneous and systemic candidiasis, and its use for coccidioidal meningitis has obviated… CONTINUE READING
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