Treatment outcomes in patients receiving conventional amphotericin B therapy: a prospective multicentre study in Taiwan.

@article{Chen2006TreatmentOI,
  title={Treatment outcomes in patients receiving conventional amphotericin B therapy: a prospective multicentre study in Taiwan.},
  author={Chien-Yuan Chen and Ritesh N. Kumar and Yin-Hsun Feng and C. H. Ho and Jie-Yu You and Chi-Chou Liao and C Tseng and Panagiotis Mavros and William C. Gerth and Yee-Chun Chen},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={57 6},
  pages={1181-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate treatment outcomes and healthcare resource use with conventional amphotericin B therapy for invasive fungal infections (IFIs). PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospective observational study in hospitalized adult patients receiving amphotericin B treatment was undertaken at four hospitals in Taiwan. Patients were observed from the start of therapy to hospital discharge. RESULTS A total of 108 patients (October 2000 to April 2002) were included in the study. Proven or probable… CONTINUE READING