Treatment options for paracoccidioidomycosis and new strategies investigated

@article{Travassos2008TreatmentOF,
  title={Treatment options for paracoccidioidomycosis and new strategies investigated},
  author={L. Travassos and C. Taborda and A. Colombo},
  journal={Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={251 - 262}
}
  • L. Travassos, C. Taborda, A. Colombo
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy
  • Paracoccidioidomycosis is the most prevalent systemic endemic mycosis in South America with most reported cases in Brazil. It is a major cause of disability and death among young adult rural workers during their most productive years of life. Sequels are frequent and the evolution of the disease and mortality burden are strongly influenced by the socio–economic status of the patients. Although long periods of antifungal therapy (sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim, itraconazole and amphotericin B… CONTINUE READING
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