The isolation of Candida rugosa and Candida mesorugosa from clinical samples in Ghana.

@article{Adjapong2016TheIO,
  title={The isolation of Candida rugosa and Candida mesorugosa from clinical samples in Ghana.},
  author={Gloria Adjapong and Michael J Bartlett and Marie L. Hale and Ashley Garrill},
  journal={Medical mycology},
  year={2016},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={322-6}
}
Members of the Candida rugosa species complex have been described as emerging fungal pathogens and are responsible for a growing number of Candida infections. In this communication we report the isolation of Candida rugosa and Candida mesorugosa in Ghana. To the best of our knowledge this is the first description of this species complex from a clinical setting in Africa.The isolates were identified on the basis of their rRNA gene internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequences. For one isolate… CONTINUE READING