Comparative evaluation of the antifungal susceptibility of Candida isolates from blood specimens: results of a study in a tertiary care hospital in Bursa, Turkey


Evci C., ENER B. , Goral G., AKÇAĞLAR S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.40, no.1, pp.141-149, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-0808-14
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.141-149

Abstract

Aim: Antifungal susceptibility testing may be an important aid in the treatment of patients with life threatening yeast infections. The aim of this study was to determine the susceptibility of Candida isolates obtained from clinical specimens to the antifungal agents amphotericin B and fluconazole, which are frequently used in our clinical practice.