Clinical Microbiology


Learning Lab Advanced

Author information
Lena Rós Ásmundsdóttir, MD, PhD, FRCPath
Dr Ásmundsdóttir disclosed no conflict of interest.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe polyenes, azoles, flucytosine, echinocandins, allylamines, griseofulvin
  • Explain topical antifungals
  • Identify agents used to treat Pneumocystis jirovecii and microsporidia infections
  • Recognize laboratory monitoring of antifungals (blood concentrations)
  • Explain clinical use of antifungals