ISSN 0975-3583

Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research

    Isolation, Identification and Speciation of Candida in various Clinical Samples

    Suresh Babu, Shilpa Lingala
    JCDR. 2010: 215-221


    Candida species are responsible for various clinical infections ranging from mucocutaneous infection to life threatening invasive diseases along with increased resistance to antifungal drugs has made a serious concern. Resistance to antifungal agents has increased during the last decade. Thus, identification of Candida up to species level and its antifungal susceptibility testing has a paramount significance in the management of Candida infections. The aim of the study was to speciate Candida species and to determine antifungal susceptibility pattern of Candida species to antifungal agents


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