TITLE

Anidulafungina w leczeniu kandydoz

AUTHOR(S)
Kalinowska, Katarzyna; Kudła, Anna; Baran, Eugeniusz
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Medical Mycology / Mikologia;2010, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p236
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In the last 15 years increasing amount of invasive fungal infections and occurrence of strains resistance to antifungals, has been very important clinical and epidemiological problem. The most common etiological agents are Candida species (60-80% of all infections) and Aspergillus species. With regard to increasing drug-resistance of microorganisms, introduction to treatment with echinocandins, including anidulafungin - semisynthetic lipopeptide, synthesized from fermentation products of Aspergillus nidulans, was very important braketrough.
ACCESSION #
58663037

 

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