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Isavuconazole (BAL8557) in the Treatment of Candidemia and Other Invasive Candida Infections

The purpose of the study is to compare the safety and efficacy of isavuconazole versus caspofungin followed by voriconazole in the treatment of candidemia and other invasive Candida infections.

Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Astellas Pharma Inc

Collaborator: Basilea Pharmaceutica

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Drug: Isavuconazole
  • Drug: Caspofungin
  • Drug: Voriconazole


Phase 3


Inclusion Criteria:

   - Patients with candidemia or with an invasive Candida infection

   - Presence of fever, hypothermia or other appropriate local sign of infection

   - Female patients must be non-lactating and at no risk of pregnancy

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Patients with a sole diagnosis of mucocutaneous candidiasis, i.e. oropharyngeal,
   esophageal or genital candidiasis; or candidal lower urinary tract infection or
   Candida isolated solely from respiratory tract specimens

   - Patients with candidemia who failed a previous antifungal therapy for the same

   - Patients previously enrolled in a phase III study with isavuconazole

   - Patients with a body weight <40kg

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Now accepting new patients

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
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