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Journal: Journal of the Grodno State Medical University (Vol.18, No. 1)

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Page : 50-56

Keywords : Invasive mycosis; candidiasis; fungal sepsis; echinocandins;

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Background: The number of patients of ICU with invasive mycoses has increased in recent years. This is due to the introduction of invasive methods of treatment, immunosuppressive therapy, organ transplantation, as well as success in the treatment of infections. Purpose: The analysis of literature in order to study modern approaches to the etiotropic and pathogenetic therapy of invasive mycoses among patients in the intensive care unit. Material and methods: 31 literature sources were analyzed. Results: Modern information has been obtained on clinical and laboratory diagnostic methods and pharmacological agents for the treatment of invasive mycoses. Conclusion: One of the priorities in the fght against invasive mycoses among patients in intensive care units is timely diagnosis of fungal infection, followed by preventive therapy or targeted exposure to an established source of invasive mycosis.

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