Prophylaxis for Invasive Fungal Infection…Need of the Hour
Purpose: To evaluate the existing studies on Anti-fungal prophylaxis and how it may help in controlling the post-Covid pandemic of Invasive Fungal Infection like mucormycosis.
Material & Method: Studies related to fungal infections and their treatment (prophylactic, empirical, surgical, adjunctive therapy); mainly prophylaxis.
Conclusion: The need for anti-fungal prophylaxis is very important in high-risk patients. Studies done on anti-fungal prophylaxis have given satisfactory results. Due to prolonged stay in the hospital, & use of steroids, weak immunity, patients are suffering from a post-covid pandemic of fungal infections like Mucormycosis and the use of anti-fungal prophylaxis should help in reducing infection and control the pandemic situation.