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Acetato de Caspofungin (Cancidas®) in the Treatment of Fungal Infection

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00388167
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 16, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 13, 2009
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
GTEI
SEMICYUC
Information provided by:
PETHEMA Foundation

No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
  Recruitment Status : Completed
  Primary Completion Date : No date given
  Actual Study Completion Date : February 2008
Publications:
Tkacz JS. Glucan biosynthesis in fungi and its inhibition. In: Sutcliff JA, Georgopapadaku NH, eds. Emerging Targets in Antibacterial and Antifungal Chemotherapy. New York: Routledge, Chapman & Hall, 1992; 495-523.
Groll AH, Walsh TJ. Potential new antifungal agents. Curr Opin Infect Dis 1997; 10: 449-458
Scott Hicks P, Dorso K, Gerckens I, et al. Comparative In Vitro Susceptibility of Clinical Trial Isolates to the Echinocandin Antifungal Caspofungin (Cancidas, MK- 0991) (Abstract: 193). 40th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Toronto (Canada), 2000.
Bernard EM, Ishimaru T, Armstrong D. Low doses of the pneumocandin L-743,872, are effective for prevention and treatment in an animal model of pulmonary aspergillosis (abstract: 106). 36th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; New Orleans, Louisiana, 1996.
. Stone JA, Holland S, Li S, et al. Effect of hepatic insufficiency on the pharmacokinetics of caspofungin (abstract: 14). 41st Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Chicago, Illinois, 2001
Stone JA, Holland S, Wickersham P, et al. Drug interaction between caspofungin and tacrolimus (abstract: 13). 41st Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Chicago, Illinois, 2001.
Maertens J, Raad I, Sable CA, et al. Multicenter, noncomparative study to evaluate safety and efficacy of caspofungin in adults with invasive aspergillosis refractory or intolerant to amphotericin B, amphotericin B lipid formulations, or azoles (abstract). 40th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; Toronto, Canada, 2000
. Maertens J, Raad I, Petrikkos G, et al. Update of the multicenter, noncomparative study of caspofungin in adults with invasive aspergillosis refractory or intolerant to other antifungal agents: an analysis of 90 patients (abstract). 42th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; San Diego, California, USA, 2002.