Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections in Cancer Patients-Updated Recommendations of the Infectious Diseases Working Party (AGIHO) of the German Society of Hematology and Oncology (DGHO)

This clinical practice guideline discusses the treatment of invasive fungal infections in cancer patients, including treatment of invasive Aspergillus infections, invasive Candida infections, mucormycosis, cryptococcosis, Trichosporon infections, fusariosis, and Scedosporium infections. Other topics of discussion include therapeutic drug monitoring of antifungal agents, empirical versus preemptive antifungal therapy, and immunotherapy and granulocyte transfusion. Interventional strategies including surgery, drug instillation, and embolization are also discussed. Outcomes of interest include efficacy and safety.