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dc.contributor.authorReis, Érica G.
dc.contributor.authorSchubach, Tânia M. P.
dc.contributor.authorPereira, Sandro A.
dc.contributor.authorSilva, Jéssica N.
dc.contributor.authorCarvalho, Beatriz W.
dc.contributor.authorQuintana, Marcel S. B.
dc.contributor.authorGremião, Isabella D. F.
dc.date.accessioned2019-04-15T14:18:21Z
dc.date.available2019-04-15T14:18:21Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.citationREIS, Érica G. et al. Association of itraconazole and potassium iodide in the treatment of feline sporotrichosis: a prospective study. Medical Mycology, v. 54, p. 684-690, 2016.
dc.identifier.issn1369-3786
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.arca.fiocruz.br/handle/icict/32488
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherOxford University Press
dc.rightsrestricted access
dc.titleAssociation of itraconazole and potassium iodide in the treatment of feline sporotrichosis: a prospective study
dc.typeArticle
dc.identifier.doi10.1093/mmy/myw027
dc.description.abstractenFeline sporotrichosis is an endemic disease in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where zoonotic transmission of Sporothrix spp. has been reported since 1998. Itraconazole (ITZ) remains the first choice for treating this disease in cats. However, there have been reports of therapeutic failure and a long-term endeavor. Potassium iodide (KI), considered in the past as a drug with variable effectiveness in cats with sporotrichosis, arises as an important option in the treatment of cats from the endemic area of Rio de Janeiro. In order to evaluate the effectiveness of the association of ITZ and KI in naive cats with sporotrichosis, a prospective cohort study was conducted on 30 cats receiving ITZ 100 mg/day and KI 2.5 mg-20 mg/kg/day. Clinical and laboratory adverse effects were assessed once a month according to the standard care protocol. The cure rate was 96.15% within a median of 14 weeks of treatment. Adverse effects were observed in 50% of cats and were managed with a temporary drug suspension and/or a hepatoprotective therapy. The association of ITZ and KI emerges as an effective option for the treatment of feline sporotrichosis.
dc.creator.affilliationFundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas. Laboratório de Pesquisa Clínica em Dermatologia Infecciosa. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
dc.creator.affilliationFundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas. Laboratório de Pesquisa Clínica em Dermatologia Infecciosa. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
dc.creator.affilliationFundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas. Laboratório de Pesquisa Clínica em Dermatologia Infecciosa. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
dc.creator.affilliationFundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas. Laboratório de Pesquisa Clínica em Dermatologia Infecciosa. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil / Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Department of Mycology. Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.
dc.creator.affilliationFundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas. Laboratório de Pesquisa Clínica em Dermatologia Infecciosa. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
dc.creator.affilliationFundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas. Plataforma de Pesquisa Clínica. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
dc.creator.affilliationFundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas. Laboratório de Pesquisa Clínica em Dermatologia Infecciosa. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
dc.subject.enSporothrix
dc.subject.enCats
dc.subject.enTherapy
dc.subject.enPotassium iodide
dc.subject.enItraconazole
dc.identifier.eissn1460-2709
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