Distribution of Candida Species in Different Clinical Samples and Their Virulence: Biofilm Formation, Proteinase and Phospholipase Production: A Study on Hospitalized Patients in Southern India

@inproceedings{Mohandas2011DistributionOC,
  title={Distribution of Candida Species in Different Clinical Samples and Their Virulence: Biofilm Formation, Proteinase and Phospholipase Production: A Study on Hospitalized Patients in Southern India},
  author={Vinitha Mohandas and Mamatha Ballal},
  booktitle={Journal of global infectious diseases},
  year={2011}
}
INTRODUCTION Candida species are normal inhabitants of the skin and mucosa. The importance of epidemiological monitoring of yeasts involved in pathogenic processes is unquestionable due to the increase of these infections over the last decade; MATERIALS AND METHODS The clinical samples from the respiratory tract (sputum, bronchial wash, tracheal secretions), saliva, blood, urine, middle ear discharge, vitreous fluid, corneal ulcer, and plastic devices (endotracheal tube, catheter tip, suction… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 43 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 references

Biofilm formation by Candida dubiliensis

  • G Ramage, K Vande Walle, BL Wickes, JL. López-Ribot
  • J Clin Microbiol
  • 2001
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…