Posaconazole: a new antifungal weapon.

@article{Aperis2011PosaconazoleAN,
  title={Posaconazole: a new antifungal weapon.},
  author={Georgios Aperis and Polichronis Alivanis},
  journal={Reviews on recent clinical trials},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={
          204-19
        }
}
The last twenty years, the incidence of invasive fungal infections (IFI) has risen dramatically due to the prolongation of survival of patients with multiple risk factors for fungal infections. Amphotericin B was for more than 40 years the gold standard for almost all IFI, but toxicity and resistance, especially of new and emerging pathogens remained important issues. Fluconazole and itraconazole have also the same disadvantage of resistance. Voriconazole, a new triazole antifungal has offered… Expand
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