Fusarium peritonitis,awaiting fungal sensitivities,which would be the antifungal agent of choice-amphotericin or voriconazole (catheter removed)?For what duration should therapy be continued?

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Alan Gordon, Doctor/MD from East London,South Africa asked
Fusarium peritonitis,awaiting fungal sensitivities,which would be the antifungal agent of choice-amphotericin or voriconazole (catheter removed)?For what duration should therapy be continued?

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Doctor (Canada) November 1, 2019

There are only a few case reports of Fusarium peritonitis. In these cases, amphotericin, voriconazole and posaconazole have all been used as treatment options. There is an excellent case report and review on this topic published by Shah et al in PDI 2014 Jul-Aug; 34(5): 566–568.

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