Fluconazole treatment of fungal infections in the immunocompromised host.

@article{Meunier1990FluconazoleTO,
  title={Fluconazole treatment of fungal infections in the immunocompromised host.},
  author={Franḉoise Meunier},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  year={1990},
  volume={17 3 Suppl 6},
  pages={
          19-23
        }
}
Immunocompromised patients are predisposed to opportunistic fungal infections. Candidiasis is reported most frequently both as a localized infection (eg, oropharyngeal candidiasis) and as life-threatening systemic candidiasis. With relatively few antifungal agents in the clinical armamentarium, the optimal management of candidiasis remains controversial. Among the agents that are available, amphotericin B is difficult to administer, 5-fluorocytosine cannot be used alone due to the frequent… CONTINUE READING

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