Identification and antifungal susceptibility profile of Candida guilliermondii and Candida fermentati from a multicenter study in China

Jing Wei Cheng, Shu Ying Yu, Meng Xiao, He Wang, Timothy Kudinha, Fanrong Kong, Ying Chun Xu

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Abstract

With molecular sequencing as a gold standard, the Vitek MS, Bruker Biotyper MS, and Vitek-2 Compact systems correctly identified 92.7%, 97.0%, and 15.2% of 164 Candida guillermondii isolates, respectively, and none of 8 C. fermentati isolates. All of the isolates showed high susceptibility to echinocandins, but some C. guilliermondii isolates showed low azole susceptibility.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2187-2189
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume54
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2016

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