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Systemic candidiasis


Other Names for this Disease
  • Invasive Candidiasis
  • Systemic candida infections
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Treatment

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How might systemic candidiasis be treated?

Systemic candidiasis is typically treated with oral or intravenous (IV) antifungal medications. The specific type of medication and length of treatment will depend on many factors including the age of the infected person and the severity of the condition.[1][2]

Medscape Reference offers more information on the specific medications used to treat systemic candidiasis. Please click here to access this resource.
Last updated: 4/5/2015

References
  1. Jose A Hidalgo, MD. Candidiasis. Medscape Reference. October 2014; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/213853-overview.
  2. Invasive Candidiasis. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. February 2014; http://www.cdc.gov/fungal/diseases/candidiasis/invasive/index.html.


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Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Systemic candidiasis. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Invasive Candidiasis
  • Systemic candida infections
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.