Month: April 2023

Down the Pipeline: Rezafungin, the Once-per-Week Echinocandin

Echinocandins. This is the drug we use mostly on the inpatient side for invasive candidiasis. The most well known is micafungin, but analdafungin is another option that is also commonly used. Besides resistance, the issue with echinocandins are the fact they are intravenous drugs, which makes administration of it easy on the inpatient side but

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Pedro Pons or Osteoarticular Brucellosis

At the end of the 19th Century, the British hospital in Valletta, housed in the Hospital of the Knights (which had the longest ward in Europe), was full of soldiers ill with the disease, many of whom are invalided to Britain. Nearly half were discharged because of complications of arthritis and their pensions were a

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