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Invasive candidiasis is the most common fungal disease among hospitalized patients in the developed world. Invasive candidiasis… Expand ABSTRACT Fungal bloodstream infections are associated with significant patient mortality and health care costs. Nevertheless, the… Expand SUMMARY Candida albicans is the most common fungal pathogen of humans and has developed an extensive repertoire of putative… Expand A substantial proportion of patients become colonised with Candida spp during hospital stay, but only few subsequently develop… Expand BACKGROUND
Caspofungin is an echinocandin agent with fungicidal activity against candida species. We performed a double-blind… Expand SUMMARY Until recently, Candida glabrata was considered a relatively nonpathogenic commensal fungal organism of human mucosal… Expand Candida albicans and Saccharomyces cerevisiae switch from a yeast to a filamentous form. In Saccharomyces, this switch is… Expand Background Amphotericin B has long been the standard treatment for candidemia, but its use is complicated by its toxicity. More… Expand BACKGROUND AND METHODS
Superficial and systemic fungal infections are a major problem among severely immunocompromised patients… Expand BACKGROUND
In early 1990 fluconazole was introduced as a prophylactic antifungal agent after bone marrow transplantation. During… Expand