Micafungin - the newest echinocandin.


Micafungin is one of three currently FDA-approved echinocandins. It has potent in vitro activity against Candida species including non-albicans Candida and azole-resistant Candida species and has also demonstrated clinical efficacy against deep-seated Candida infections. Additional in vitro data and preliminary clinical efficacy studies suggest that it also… (More)