Caspofungin versus liposomal amphotericin B for empirical antifungal therapy in patients with persistent fever and neutropenia Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Amphotericin B
  • Antifungal Agents
  • Mycoses
  • Peptides
  • Peptides, Cyclic

abstract

  • Caspofungin is as effective as and generally better tolerated than liposomal amphotericin B when given as empirical antifungal therapy in patients with persistent fever and neutropenia.

publication date

  • September 30, 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMoa040446

PubMed ID

  • 15459300

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1391

end page

  • 402

volume

  • 351

number

  • 14