Antifungal pharmacotherapy for invasive mould infections.

  title={Antifungal pharmacotherapy for invasive mould infections.},
  author={Jason C Gallagher and Elizabeth S Dodds Ashley and Richard H. Drew and John R Perfect},
  journal={Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy},
  volume={4 2},
The incidence of invasive mould infections is increasing and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Among the most prevalent of these infections are those caused by Aspergillus and Fusarium species. Invasive disease caused by moulds frequently presents as a pulmonary infection, but haematogenous infection can occur. Some moulds cause cutaneous disease through either direct inoculation of the skin or secondary spread to the skin after dissemination from another body site. Early… CONTINUE READING