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Antifungal susceptibility to amphotericin B, fluconazole, voriconazole, and flucytosine in Candida bloodstream isolates from 15 tertiary hospitals in Korea

Title
 Antifungal susceptibility to amphotericin B, fluconazole, voriconazole, and flucytosine in Candida bloodstream isolates from 15 tertiary hospitals in Korea 
Authors
 Sook-In Jung ; Jong Hee Shin ; Kyungwon Lee ; Yeon-Joon Park ; Wee Gyo Lee ; Soo-Hyun Kim ; Min-Young Ju ; Hyun-Jung Choi 
Issue Date
2012
Journal Title
 Annals of Laboratory Medicine 
ISSN
 2234-3806 
Citation
 Annals of Laboratory Medicine, Vol.32(6) : 426~428, 2012 
Abstract
The in vitro antifungal susceptibility of 636 Candida bloodstream isolates collected from 15 tertiary hospitals in Korea was determined using the Vitek-2 yeast susceptibility system (bioMérieux, France). Overall susceptibility rates were 98.1%, 95.9%, 99.1%, and 97.3% for amphotericin B, fluconazole, voriconazole, and flucytosine, respectively. The results show that the rates of resistance to 4 antifungal drugs remain low among Candida bloodstream isolates in Korea. KEYWORDS: Amphotericin B, Candida, Fluconazole, Flucytosine, Voriconazole
URI
http://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/89519
DOI
10.3343/alm.2012.32.6.426.
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