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What is the usual antifungal agent used against aspergillus niger?
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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Three classes of antifungal agents are available for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis: polyenes, azoles, and echinocandins.
Historically, Amphotericin B was the major antifungal drug used in patients. Currently, the drug of choice for invasive aspergillosis is voriconazole, which can be replaced with lipid formulations of Amphotericin B in intolerant patients.

In brief: Several choices
Three classes of antifungal agents are available for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis: polyenes, azoles, and echinocandins.
Historically, Amphotericin B was the major antifungal drug used in patients. Currently, the drug of choice for invasive aspergillosis is voriconazole, which can be replaced with lipid formulations of Amphotericin B in intolerant patients.
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