Caspofungin therapy of neonates with invasive candidiasis.

@article{Odio2004CaspofunginTO,
  title={Caspofungin therapy of neonates with invasive candidiasis.},
  author={Carla M Odio and Roberto Araya and Luis Eduardo Vieira Pinto and Carlos E Castro and Sergio Alberto Andres V{\'a}squez and Braulio Alfaro and A. Bruno S{\'a}enz and Marco Luis Herrera and Thomas John Walsh},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 12},
  pages={
          1093-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Invasive candidiasis is an increasing problem in neonatal intensive care units worldwide and is an important cause of morbidity, mortality and prolongation of hospital stay. Despite administration of amphotericin B, invasive candidiasis in neonates is sometimes complicated by persistent fungemia and refractory invasive candidiasis. The problem has been augmented by the increasing prevalence of non-albicans species that often are resistant to fluconazole and to amphotericin B… CONTINUE READING
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