Proteinase detection, DNA typing and antimycotic susceptibility of Candida isolates from Colombian women with vulvovaginal candidiasis.


Forty non-pregnant Colombian women (ages 18-45) with vulvovaginal candidiasis diagnosis (VVC) were enrolled in a blinded study to compare the efficacy of Itraconazole (ITRA) 400 mg vs. Fluconazole (FLU) 150 mg. Sexual partners received similar therapy. Proteinase detection by the Staib method and minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC) for FLU and ITRA by… (More)

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