Comparison of the Murex Candida albicans CA50 test with germ tube production for identification of C. albicans.

@article{Fenn1996ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the Murex Candida albicans CA50 test with germ tube production for identification of C. albicans.},
  author={Joann P Fenn and Heidi Segal and L B Blevins and S Fawson and P L Newcomb-Gayman and Karen Colleen Carroll},
  journal={Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease},
  year={1996},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={31-5}
}
A total of 502 yeast isolates were tested with the 30-min MUREX Candida albicans CA50 (Norcross, GA) test for presumptive identification of C. albicans. The results were compared with the standard 2-h germ tube test, which was the reference standard. Of the 502 isolates, 316 were C. albicans and 186 were non-C. albicans. Identifications were based on germ… CONTINUE READING