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Candida albicans septicemia in a premature infant successfully treated with oral fluconazole


, : Candida albicans septicemia in a premature infant successfully treated with oral fluconazole. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases 24(5): 673-675

A premature male infant, birth-weight 1460 g, was treated successfully for a Candida albicans septicemia with orally administered fluconazole for 20 days. Dosage was 5 mg/kg/day. No side effects were seen. Fluconazole may present a major progress in treatment of invasive C. albicans infections in neonatology.

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Accession: 002042472

PMID: 1465588

DOI: 10.3109/00365549209054656

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