Cidália Pina Vaz

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OBJECTIVE This study was planned to clarify the in vitro effect of lidocaine and bupivacaine on germ tube formation by Candida albicans isolates from cases of clinical vaginal candidiasis. METHODS Fourteen C. albicans strains (clinical vaginal isolates) were grown on Sabouraud agar for 24 h at 37 and tested as follows: 100 microl of a yeast suspension(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to develop a reproducible method of establishing the concentration of yeast cells per milliliter of solution. METHODS Three methods of determining the number of yeast cells in solution were compared: Neubauer's counting chamber, spectrophotometry, and nephelometry. RESULTS All three methods were comparable and(More)
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