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Invasive Candidiasis Summary

Description: An important nosocomial fungal infection with species of the genus CANDIDA, most frequently CANDIDA ALBICANS. Invasive candidiasis occurs when candidiasis goes beyond a superficial infection and manifests as CANDIDEMIA, deep tissue infection, or disseminated disease with deep organ involvement.

Also Known As: Candidiasis, Invasive; Candidiases, Invasive; Invasive Candidiases

Networked: 628 relevant articles (94 outcomes, 116 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Invasive Candidiasis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. caspofungin (Cancidas) : 20 outcomes 25 studies in 94 results : FDA 1
  2. Fluconazole (Zonal) : 15 outcomes 21 studies in 111 results : FDA 41 Generic
  3. Echinocandins : 13 outcomes 8 studies in 57 results : IBA
  4. anidulafungin : 11 outcomes 23 studies in 68 results : FDA 2
  5. micafungin (FK463) : 10 outcomes 14 studies in 61 results : FDA 2
  6. Amphotericin B (Amphotericin) : 5 outcomes 17 studies in 52 results : FDA 12 Generic
  7. Antibodies : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 38 results : IBA
  8. voriconazole (Vfend) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 16 results : FDA 8 Generic
  9. liposomal amphotericin B : 3 outcomes 12 studies in 23 results : FDA 2
  10. Antifungal Agents : 3 outcomes 9 studies in 31 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Invasive Candidiasis

  1. Aspergillosis
  2. Candidemia
  3. Infection
  4. Candidiasis (Moniliasis)
  5. Critical Illness (Critically Ill)
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Key Therapies for Invasive Candidiasis

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  1. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 21 results
  2. Critical Care : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 10 results
  3. Salvage Therapy : 2 outcomes in 7 results
  4. Chemoprevention : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  5. Catheters : 1 outcome in 8 results
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