Candida Antigenemia , as Detected by Passive Hemagglutination Inhibition , in Patients with Disseminated Candidiasis or Candida Colonization

  • Candida Antigenemia

Abstract

group A). This technique was effective at detecting small amounts of laboratoryprepared mannan or a whole-cell extract of C. albicans. Of 32 patients with documented disseminated candidiasis that were tested, 19 showed evidence of circulating antigen by passive hemagglutination inhibition. Three ofthese patients showed only partial, rather than complete… (More)

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