Review of Amphotericin B for Invasive Fungal Infections in Neonates and Children

JOURNAL TITLE: Pediatric Infectious Disease

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DOI
10.5005/jp-journals-10081-1240
Volume
2
Issue
3
Publishing Year
2020
Pages
4
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Abstract

Formulations of amphotericin B have come a long way since it was initially discovered. Studies of antifungals in the pediatric age-group are limited to those for cutaneous fungal infections. There are a few studies on the pharmacokinetics and safety of amphotericin B, and most dosage recommendations are extrapolated from adult data. A review of its use in the treatment of invasive fungal infections in neonates, children, and adolescents is the focus of this article.

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