Contract awarded for event 4143/2015 caspofungin
50mg dust for parenteral use vial or ampule
The MIC for caspofungin
was tested after March 2005 in the center.
Candida albicans fungaemia following traumatic urethral catheterisation in a paraplegic patient with diabetes mellitus and candiduria treated by caspofungin
The key secondary endpoint of IV isavuconazole followed by either IV or oral isavuconazole versus IV caspofungin
followed by either IV caspofungin
or oral voriconazole was comparable between groups.
The patient was empirically treated with broad-spectrum antifungal therapy; caspofungin
and amphotericin B.
Comparison of two probes for testing susceptibilities of pathogenic yeasts to voriconazole, itraconazole, and caspofungin
by flow cytometry.
Intravenous liposomal amphotericin B, intravenous echinocandins such as caspofungin
and micafungin, and oral triazoles such as posaconazole and itraconazole can be used as alternative (salvage) therapy.
Other useful agents may be voriconazole (VFend), caspofungin
(Cancidas), micafungin (Mycamine), or posaconazole (Noxafil).
The TENPIN study included more than 340 liver transplant patients at high-risk of fungal infection, who were randomised to micafungin 100mg (2mg/kg in patients[less than or equal to]40kg) once daily (n=173) or centre-specific standard of care (fluconazole 200-400mg; liposomal amphotericin B 1-3mg/kg/day; or caspofungin
70mg loading, 50mg maintenance) once daily (n=172).
Treatment was changed to caspofungin
(50 mg/day) and piperacillin/tazobactam (PIP/ TAZ; 3 x 4.
Candida albicans endocarditis treatment with caspofungin
in an HIV-infected patient--case report and review of literature.
The patient, who was diagnosed with the HSC after radiological tests and blood cultures but did not respond to treatment with amphotericin B, was only treated with caspofungin
for a long time.