Anticandidal Agents by Awanish Kumar

Anticandidal Agents

byAwanish Kumar

Kobo ebook | September 12, 2016

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Anticandidal Agents provides the latest information on candida drug resistance and its remedial implications. In this compilation, users will find a comprehensive view on overcoming resistance in anticandidal drugs, along with information on novel molecules.

Candida albicans is an opportunistic pathogenic fungus responsible for life threating invasive and nosocomial infections across the globe. Candidiasis is a major cause of morbidity among immunocompromised patients. Infections caused by non-albicans candida like C. glabrata, C. parapsilosis, and C. tropicalis have also imposed a serious threat in the last few decades. Current treatment of candidiasis relies primarily on antifungal agents broadly categorized as azoles, polyenes, echinocandins, allylamines, and pyrimidines.

Lately, antifungal resistance has emerged to be an obstruction of current treatment regime. A number of reasons are described in detail. Understanding the mechanisms of resistance is crucial for developing strategies for overcoming the hindrance in current therapeutics.

  • Presents a complete understanding of candida resistance to help in the development of therapeutic expansion and novel drugs
  • Provides thorough information on candida drug resistance and its remedial implications
  • Covers crucial mechanisms of resistance that will help develop strategies for overcoming the hindrance in current therapeutics

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Title:Anticandidal AgentsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 12, 2016Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:012811312X

ISBN - 13:9780128113127

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