Response to azolic antifungal agents for treating feline sporotrichosis.

  title={Response to azolic antifungal agents for treating feline sporotrichosis.},
  author={Sandro Ant{\^o}nio Pereira and S{\^o}nia Regina Lambert Passos and J{\'e}ssica Nunes Silva and Isabella D F Gremi{\~a}o and Fabiano Borges Figueiredo and Jo{\~a}o L{\'i}vio Linhares Teixeira and P. Monteiro and T{\^a}nia Maria Valente Pacheco Schubach},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  volume={166 10},
The effectiveness and safety of treatment with ketoconazole and itraconazole were compared in 773 sporotrichosis-infected cats over a four-year period (2002 to 2005). Five hundred and ninety-eight cats received oral ketoconazole and 175 received oral itraconazole. Treatment was successful in 238 (30.8 per cent) cats, of which 171 (28.6 per cent) of 598 received 13.5 to 27.0 mg/kg/day ketoconazole and 67 (38.3 per cent) of 175 received 8.3 to 27.7 mg/kg/day itraconazole. Adverse effects were… CONTINUE READING

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