Azole resistance in neonatal intensive care units in Argentina.

  title={Azole resistance in neonatal intensive care units in Argentina.},
  author={Gustavo Giusiano and Magdalena L Mangiaterra and Florencia P{\'e}rez Rojas and Ver{\'o}nica Zaragoza G{\'o}mez},
  journal={Journal of chemotherapy},
  volume={17 3},
The aim of this study was to determine the antifungal susceptibility profile and to detect resistant strains of yeast species isolated from neonates in Intensive Care Units. 92 strains isolated from 25 bloodstream cultures, 20 venous catheters, 23 suprapubic aspirations and 24 rectal swabs were studied. A Candida glabrata strain resistant to fluconazole was detected. Candida krusei appeared with its inherent resistance to fluconazole and showed cross-resistance to itraconazole. Two Candida… CONTINUE READING