Upon completion of the chapter the reader will be able to

1. Differentiate epidemiologic differences and host risk factors for acquisition of primary and opportunistic invasive fungal pathogens.

2. Recommend appropriate empiric or targeted antifungal therapy for the treatment of invasive fungal infections.

3. Describe the components of a monitoring plan to assess effectiveness and adverse effects of pharmacotherapy for invasive fungal infections.

4. Evaluate the role of antifungal prophylaxis in the prevention of opportunistic fungal pathogens.

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