TITLE

Conclusion and future perspectives on antifungal stewardship

AUTHOR(S)
Aguado, Jose María; Silva, Jose Tiago; Bouza, Emilio
PUB. DATE
November 2016
SOURCE
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC);2016 Supplement, Vol. 71, pii43
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on invasive fungal disease (IFD) that consists of various fungal infections including candidiasis to aspergillosis, and cryptococcosis to mucormycosis. It cites a study which reveals that a combination of serum galactomannan (GM) assay and polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based detection of Aspergillus DNA in blood was associated with an earlier diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis.
ACCESSION #
119004715

 

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