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New antifungal looks safer than liposomal amphotericin B

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7600.926-a (Published 03 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:926

Micafungin is the newest in a class of antifungal agents called echinocandins. A recent trial showed that it works as well as liposomal amphotericin B, but has a significantly better safety profile when used to treat patients with invasive …

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