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Methods for studying the in vitro susceptibility of Candida spp. to antifungals.
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PMID:  23207806     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In recent years, an increase of systemic Candida infections was noted. Thus, identification and susceptibility testing to antifungals became of considerable importance. The technique of dilution in liquid medium developed by « National committee for clinical laboratory standards » NCCLS or more recently named CLSI « Clinical and laboratory standards institute » is the reference method most used. The European committee "European committee on antibiotic susceptibility testing" or EUCAST has made progress by determining the susceptibility of strains within a shorter time. However, the use of these techniques is limited especially in clinical microbiology laboratories. Indeed, others techniques for determining the sensitivity have been developed such as those based on agar diffusion (E-test and disk diffusion), on microdilution (Sensititre yeastOne, Vitek 2 AST-YS01), on flow cytometry techniques and the MALDI-TOF.
Authors:
Salma Abbes; Houaida Trabelsi; Imen Amouri; Hayet Sallemi; Sourour Nej; Chaikhrouhou Fatma; Fattouma Makni; Ali Ayadi
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annales de biologie clinique     Volume:  70     ISSN:  1950-6112     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Biol. Clin. (Paris)     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984690R     Medline TA:  Ann Biol Clin (Paris)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  635-642     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Faculté de médecine, Sfax, Tunisie.
Vernacular Title:
Méthodes d'étude de la sensibilité in vitro de Candida spp. aux antifongiques.
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