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1. (WO2018204506) METHODS FOR TREATING FUNGAL INFECTIONS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/204506    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/030670
Publication Date: Fri Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu May 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A61K 31/56
A61K 31/195
A61P 31/10
Applicants: GENBERG, Carl
BEUS, Chad, S.
SAVAGE, Paul, B.
Inventors: GENBERG, Carl
BEUS, Chad, S.
SAVAGE, Paul, B.
Title: METHODS FOR TREATING FUNGAL INFECTIONS
Abstract:
Disclosed herein are compositions and methods for treating fungal infections in a patient, including identifying a patient in need of treatment and administering a therapeutically effective amount of at least one cationic steroid antimicrobial (CSA), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. Kits comprising such compositions and instructions on such methods are also contemplated herein. The compositions and methods are useful in treating fungal infections caused by Candida auris and for preventing colonization of medical devices by fungi, such as Candida auris.