Routine use of CHROMagar Candida medium for presumptive identification of Candida yeast species and detection of mixed fungal populations.

@article{Bouchara1996RoutineUO,
  title={Routine use of CHROMagar Candida medium for presumptive identification of Candida yeast species and detection of mixed fungal populations.},
  author={J. P. Bouchara and Philippe Declerck and Bernard Cimon and Claire Planchenault and Ludovic de Gentile and Dominique Chabasse},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={1996},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={202-208}
}
OBJECTIVE: To assess the value of the new differential culture medium CHROMagar Candida for routine investigation of clinical specimens. METHODS: During a whole year, 6150 clinical samples were plated on CHROMagar Candida medium. After incubation, the green colonies were considered to be Candida albicans. The colonies of other colors were identified using Bichrolatex-krusei, or by their assimilation pattern on ID 32C test strips and their morphology on rice cream-agar-Tween. RESULTS: Among the… CONTINUE READING