Voriconazole in the treatment of fungal eye infections: a review of current literature.

@article{Hariprasad2008VoriconazoleIT,
  title={Voriconazole in the treatment of fungal eye infections: a review of current literature.},
  author={Seenu M. Hariprasad and William Francis Mieler and Tzu Kang Lin and William Eric Sponsel and John Richard Graybill},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={92 7},
  pages={871-8}
}
BACKGROUND Voriconazole has an important role to play in the prophylaxis and management of fungal endophthalmitis and keratitis. New-generation triazoles, including voriconazole, posaconazole and ravuconazole, have been shown in laboratory studies and clinical experience to have very good safety profiles with few side effects. Fungal eye infections, while not common in temperate climates, have been notoriously difficult to diagnose and treat, and generally result in protracted therapy with poor… CONTINUE READING

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