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Research in Medical & Engineering Sciences

Antifungal Drugs and their Resistance Mechanism

  • Open or Close Alemayehu Reta*

    Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Debre Markos University, Ethiopia

    *Corresponding author: Alemayehu Reta, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, PO Box: 269, Debre Markos, Ethiopia

Submission: July 15, 2017; Published: August 18, 2017

DOI: 10.31031/RMES.2017.01.000502

ISSN: 2576-8816
Volume1 Issue1


Antifungal drugs are distinct in terms of effectiveness, spectrum of activity, therapeutic index, resistance mechanism, and mode of use. An important factor in the practicality of a compound is the mechanism by which it attacks the structure and function of the fungal cell. The target organelles have been established for most antifungal drugs [1].

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