Antifungal drugs

Mike Sharland

in Manual of Childhood Infections

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199573585
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726262 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Antifungal drugs

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Introduction - Fungal classification - Classes of antifungal drugs - Fungicidal versus fungistatic action - Spectrum of action and dosing - Lipid-associated amphotericin B preparations - 5-Fluorocytosine - Fluconazole - Itraconazole - Voriconazole - Posaconazole - Caspofungin - Micafungin - Anidulafungin - Future research - Key references - Further reading

Chapter.  2961 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Pathology ; Infectious Diseases

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