Critically ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 — particularly those who develop ARDS — may also experience an opportunistic aspergillosis superinfection.
A novel study used network meta-analysis to compare pulse and continuous systemic therapies for toenail onychomycosis.
Fresenius Kabi announced the launch of Micafungin for Injection, a generic version of Mycamine (micafungin for injection; Astellas Pharma).
Adults with candidemia and persistently negative (1,3)-β-D-glucan tests present with a better prognosis than comparative groups.
The FDA has granted Fast Track designation to PUR1900 for the treatment of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in patients with asthma.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) summarized investigations into 3 cases of pan-resistant Candida auris infections in New York.
The FDA has approved the sNDA for Mycamine for the treatment of candidemia, acute disseminated candidiasis, Candida peritonitis and abscesses without meningoencephalitis and/or ocular dissemination in pediatric patients aged <4 months.
Scynexis announced positive topline results from the phase 3 VANISH 303 trial of ibrexafungerp for the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) in women.
Patients with a long-term history of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) carried Candida albicans in their dental root canals more frequently when they have a primary endodontic infection.
Nearly one-third of patients with cystic fibrosis-related hospitalizations have aspergillosis, which is associated with worse outcomes.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug designation to MAT2203 (Matinas BioPharma) for the treatment of cryptococcosis.
The FDA has granted Fast Track designations to both the oral and intravenous formulations of fosmanogepix for 7 antifungal indications.
Guideline addresses lab testing for diagnosis of fungal infections in pulmonary medicine, critical care
Multidrug-resistant Candida auris is an urgent antimicrobial resistance threat and the key method of prevention is strict adherence to infection control measures.
A new real-time polymerase chain reaction assay shows promise in the noninvasive diagnosis of aspergillosis and mucormycosis.
The combination of the new test T2Candida and blood culture seemed to have the best performance in the detection of invasive candidiasis.
A total of 26 RCTs with 8136 patients were included in this network meta analysis.
Histoplasmosis is associated with a wide spectrum of illness and a substantial burden for some patients.
Approximately 1 in 10 patients with candidemia had a history of recent injection drug use based on a surveillance program in the Denver metropolitan area.
The FDA has granted Orphan Drug designation to APX001 (Amplyx Pharmaceuticals) for the treatment of cryptococcosis.