Fungal Infections

2. Treatment regimen systemic Candida infection. 3. Importance of Candida species. 4. Treatment regimen onychomycoses ..... Tinea pedis (“athlete's ...

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population (e.g. „athlete's foot” or „thrush”). • become a more serious problem. (immunocompromised patients – even fetal!) • are more difficult to treat than bacterial infections. • therapy of fungal infections usually requires prolo

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