Assessment of Fungal Genital Infection Frequency, Antifungal Sensitivity, and the Impact of Hemoglobin A1c Levels on These Infections in Diabetic Children

Emeklioglu B., Cakir N., Cakir I., KENDİRCİ M., KOÇ A. N.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.43, no.5, pp.427-432, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2021.35920
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.427-432
  • Keywords: Antifungal sensitivity, fluconazole, fungal genital infection, HbA1c, type 1 diabetes mellitus, VULVO-VAGINAL CANDIDIASIS, MELLITUS, ADOLESCENTS, PREVALENCE, OBESITY
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: A positive relationship exists between high blood glucose levels and infection prevalence in patients with diabetes. Hyperglycemia may predispose to fungal infections. This study was conducted to compare the frequency of fungal infections and antifungal agent resistance of culture strains in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) with those in healthy controls and to assess the relationship between fungal infection and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels.