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Management of Superficial Infections

Medical Mycology

Therapeutic Agents and Vaccines

  1. Jeff Weeks MD,
  2. Boni Elewski MD Professor of Dermatology

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0137

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Weeks, J. and Elewski, B. 2010. Management of Superficial Infections. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Dermatology, Birmingham, AL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Antifungal Agents
  • 2
    Therapy of Selected Superficial Infections
  • 3
    Conclusion

Keywords:

  • management of superficial infections;
  • multiple topical and systemic antimycotics-effective in superficial fungal infection management;
  • allylamines/butenafine-topical naftifine and topical/oral terbinafine;
  • miscellaneous antimycotic agents;
  • topical antifungal agents-as sole therapy in superficial fungal infections;
  • therapy of selected superficial infections;
  • tinea pedis and manuum;
  • oropharyngeal candidiasis (thrush)