TABLE 1.

Summary of recommendations for the management of invasive fusariosis

StrategyRecommendation(s)
Antifungal agentsF. solani and F. verticillioides, high-dose amphotericin B; other Fusarium species, high-dose amphotericin B or voriconazole; perform susceptibility testing
ImmunotherapyGrowth factors (G-CSF or GM-CSF) or granulocyte transfusions for neutropenic patients; gamma interferon and/or GM-CSF for patients with adequate neutrophil counts
SurgeryDebride necrotic tissue
Catheter managementRemove central venous catheter if isolated fungemia