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What is often used clinically for an Aspergillus infection?

DOC: Voriconazole (best for pulmonary aspergillosis). Other agents: L-AMB, echinocandins

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What is often used for Coccidiomycosis treatment (Pulmonary cavitation)?

Oral azoles (onlyl if symptomatic). Ruptured lesions need lobectomy + antifungals

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What is often used for Coccidiomycosis treatment (Chronic Progressive Fibrocavitary Pneumonia)?

Immediate therapy with oral Azole for 1 year

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What is often used for Coccidiomycosis treatment (Disseminated (extra pulmonary))?

AMB. If meningitis: High dose Fluconazole or Intrathecal AmphoB