Investigation of possible virulence factors in Candida strains isolated from blood cultures


ATALAY M. A. , KOÇ A. N. , demir g., SAV H.

NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, cilt.18, ss.52-55, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 18 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4103/1119-3077.146979
  • Dergi Adı: NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.52-55

Özet

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.