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Therapeutic Approach

There are a vast array of fungi which may become invasive under certain conditions. This chapter outlines the medications used for treating the most clinically relevant and common deep fungal infections. It is especially important to consider administration of prophylactic antifungal therapy for patients who are severely immunocompromised, including and especially those on chemotherapy.1

In this table, we list the preferred first-line treatments for the following infections: See Table 139-1.

Table 139-1Preferred First-line Treatments
Table 139-2Deep Fungal Infections Treatment Table

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