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Antifungal, Spectrum, type of infection: Amphotericin

spectrum: broad/all
type of infection: systemic, IV only

2

Antifungal, Spectrum, type of infection: Flucytosine

spectrum: cryptococcus and some candida
type of infection: systemic but only used as adjunct

3

Antifungal, Spectrum, type of infection: Azoles

spectrum: broad, some ampho B resistant organisms
type of infection: systemic infections and topical

4

Antifungal, Spectrum, type of infection: Echinocandins

spectrum:candida, aspergillis
type of infection: systemic, IV only

5

fungal cell wall and cell membrane structure

wall: chitin, membrane: ergosterol (azoles attack membrane)

6

2 types of fungal infection

systemic and local