Lege Artis Medicinae

[MYCOSES IN PATIENTS WITH HAEMATOLOGICAL MALIGNANCIES AND STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION]

PRINZ Gyula, SINKÓ János, NIKOLOVA Radka

OCTOBER 20, 2005

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2005;15(10)

[Patients with haematological malignancies and stem cell transplantation are frequently prone to develop invasive mycoses. Candida and Aspergillus are the major fungal pathogens that cause infections. The recently introduced new antifungal agents, voriconazole and caspofungin and new diagnostic methods changed the treatment strategies of invasive mycoses. The authors give an overview of the diagnostics, prophylaxis and treatment of the clinically important fungal infections.]

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