TREATMENT OF SPOROTRICOSE IN THE WORLD, WITH EMPHASIS IN BRAZIL: WHAT’S NEW?


TREATMENT OF SPOROTRICOSE IN THE WORLD, WITH EMPHASIS IN BRAZIL: WHAT’S NEW?


Lucas Gonçalves Mesquita de Oliveira¹*, Karina Mika Kameoka¹, Gustavo de Oliveira Alves Pinto¹, Amanda Lins Bispo Monteiro¹, Marina Luiza Nascimento Rocha¹, Daniela Maria Bastos de Souza2

¹UFRPE; ²DMFA: Departamento de Morfologia e Fisiologia Animal – UFRPE


Objective: To evaluate the in vitro and in vivo results of works already published on the use of traditional and alternative medicines in the treatment of sporotrichosis, both in humans and in animals.

Methods: The bibliographic research was developed from the analysis of publications found in the scientific literature, with emphasis mainly on Brazil in the period from 2015 to 2020. Updated bibliographies of the medical and veterinary literature were available on MEDLINE, through PubMed, Science direct, Scielo and academic Google, with a total of 28 studies that met the specific work requirements.

Results: From the analysis of the reviewed papers, conventional treatments, mainly the use of itraconazole, Amphotericin B and Terbinafine, showed good results in the studies. In addition, the use of alternative treatments, either as the main treatment or support, against sporotrichosis, have shown promise in vitro results, requiring more tests for a possible alternative treatment in the future.

Conclusion: The use of alternative treatments is important, since they can be effective against sporotrichosis, becoming a viable means when the animal is resistant to conventional methods.


Keywords: Sporothrix, Alternative treatments, Antifungal

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Lucas Gonçalves Mesquita de Oliveira, Karina Mika Kameoka, Gustavo de Oliveira Alves Pinto, Amanda Lins Bispo Monteiro, Marina Luiza Nascimento Rocha, Daniela Maria Bastos de Souza.TREATMENT OF SPOROTRICOSE IN THE WORLD, WITH EMPHASIS IN BRAZIL: WHAT’S NEW?.International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2021, 6:36. DOI: 10.28933/ijtcm-2021-06-1805


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