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Prevalence of Candida Species, Including Candida dubliniensis, in Singapore

By C. W. Yang, T. M. S. Barkham, F. Y. Chan and Y. Wang


We present data on the prevalence of Candida species isolated from inpatients in three Singapore hospitals and from vaginal samples collected at community clinics. Strikingly, ∼20% of the isolates from blood and vaginal samples were fluconazole-resistant species. By analyzing species-specific gene sequence signatures, we identified Candida dubliniensis from both groups of patients

Topics: Mycology
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Year: 2003
DOI identifier: 10.1128/JCM.41.1.472-474.2003
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