Performance of candida ID, a new chromogenic medium for presumptive identification of Candida species, in comparison to CHROMagar Candida.

@article{Willinger2001PerformanceOC,
  title={Performance of candida ID, a new chromogenic medium for presumptive identification of Candida species, in comparison to CHROMagar Candida.},
  author={Birgit Willinger and C Hillowoth and Brigitte Selitsch and Mammad Manafi},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 10},
  pages={3793-5}
}
Candida ID agar allows identification of Candida albicans and differentiation of other Candida species. In comparison with CHROMagar Candida, we evaluated the performance of this medium directly from 596 clinical specimens. In particular, detection of C. albicans after 24 h of incubation was easier on Candida ID (sensitivity, 96.8%) than on CHROMagar (sensitivity, 49.6%).