Analysis of 59 case reports of zygomycosis treated with posaconazole

A. Birtel, M.J. Rüping, J.J. Vehreschild, G. Fätkenheuer & O.A. Cornely
Background: Zygomycosis is an emerging invasive fungal infection. The disease is difficult to diagnose and even if treated adequately mortality reaches 40%. The majority of patients is immunosuppressed. Standard of care is surgical debridement in combination with systemically active antifungal [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]