Mechanisms of antifungal drug resistance in Candida dubliniensis.

  title={Mechanisms of antifungal drug resistance in Candida dubliniensis.},
  author={David C Coleman and Gary P Moran and Brenda A. McManus and Derek J Sullivan},
  journal={Future microbiology},
  volume={5 6},
Candida dubliniensis was first described in 1995 and is the most closely related species to the predominant human fungal pathogen Candida albicans. C. dubliniensis is significantly less prevalent and less pathogenic than C. albicans and is primarily associated with infections in HIV-infected individuals and other immunocompromised cohorts. The population structure of C. dubliniensis consists of three well-defined major clades and is significantly less diverse than C. albicans. The majority of C… CONTINUE READING