NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.18, no.1, pp.52-55, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
Biofilm, blood culture, candidemia, esterase, phospholipase, proteinase, BIOFILM PRODUCTION, CHANGING FACE, PHOSPHOLIPASE, PROTEINASE, ALBICANS, SUSCEPTIBILITIES, EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIONS
Background: The Candida species, which are one of the most common causes of nosocomial bloodstream infections, present with high mortality and morbidity rates. This study aims to investigate the production of esterase, phospholipase, proteinase, and biofilm formation ability of the Candida strains isolated from the blood cultures.