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Patterns of Azole Susceptibility of Candida albicans Isolated from Clinical Samples at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Georgetown, Guyana

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.069
Synopsis: 
This study investigated the frequency of isolation of azole resistant Candida albicans in the setting of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation in Guyana, 28.6% of the isolates tested exhibited resistance to fluconazole and voriconazole, respectively.

ABSTRACT

Objective: This study sought to examine the frequency of isolation and azole susceptibility patterns of clinical Candida albicans isolates from a tertiary hospital in Georgetown, Guyana during a three-month period.

Accepted: 
22 May, 2018
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e-Published: 26 Feb, 2019

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