Posaconazole for the prophylaxis and treatment of invasive aspergillosis : a review of clinical effectiveness and guidelines

The purpose of this report is to review provide a synthesis of the best available evidence on the clinical effectiveness of posaconazole for the treatment and prophylaxis of invasive aspergillosis (IA) and to review and summarize recommendations from the related evidence-based guidelines. This repor...

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Main Authors: Assasi, Nazila, Grobelna, Aleksandra (Author)
Corporate Authors: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Rapid Response Service
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ottawa (ON) CADTH 2017, July 13, 2017
Edition:Version: 1.0
Series:CADTH rapid response report: peer reviewed summary with critical appraisal
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The purpose of this report is to review provide a synthesis of the best available evidence on the clinical effectiveness of posaconazole for the treatment and prophylaxis of invasive aspergillosis (IA) and to review and summarize recommendations from the related evidence-based guidelines. This report is an update of a previous CADTH Rapid Response report (2016), which found favourable evidence regarding the use of posaconazole for the treatment and prophylaxis of aspergillosis and candidiasis. However, the present review is exclusively focused on aspergillosis
Physical Description:1 PDF file (59 pages)