Most Candida species are susceptible to amphotericin B and its lipid-based preparations. Azoles, such as fluconazole and itraconazole, are alternatives for infections caused by C. albicans; however, C. krusei and C. glabrata demonstrate significant resistance to these agents. Lipid-based amphotericin B preparations are less nephrotoxic as compared to conventional amphotericin B. This benefit is offset by greater expense and less clinical experience with their use. New antifun-gal agents such as caspofungin, an echinocandin, and voriconazole, a triazole, have activity against Candida species, but extensive clinical experience is lacking. Potential drug interactions exist for both the azoles and the echinocandins with the immunosuppressant agents.

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The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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