Isolation and genotyping of vaginal non-albicans Candida spp. in women from two different ethnic groups in Lanzhou, China.

@article{Wei2010IsolationAG,
  title={Isolation and genotyping of vaginal non-albicans Candida spp. in women from two different ethnic groups in Lanzhou, China.},
  author={Yu-ping Wei and Jie Feng and Zhi-Cheng Luo},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={110 3},
  pages={
          227-30
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the vaginal flora of women from 2 different ethnic groups living in the same region of China harbored the same species of Candida in the same proportions. METHODS The ethnicity of the women was determined by conventional cultural identification, and the Candida spp. harbored by the women were determined by conventional methods and DNA genotyping. RESULTS Candida albicans accounted for 77.1% and 89.6%, respectively, of the Candida spp. isolated from the… CONTINUE READING

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