Which azoles are ineffective for the treatment of mucormycosis (zygomycosis)?

Updated: Jul 06, 2021
  • Author: Avnish Sandhu, DO; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Other azoles (ie, fluconazole, voriconazole) are ineffective against Mucorales species. With the use of voriconazole prophylaxis in high-risk patients, such as transplant recipients, mucormycosis has been reported. [97, 98, 99]


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