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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  ;  Hyun-Jung Choi  ;  Min-Young Ju  ;  Soo-Hyun Kim  ;  Wee Gyo Lee  ;  Yeon-Joon Park  ;  Kyungwon Lee 
Citation
 Annals of Laboratory Medicine, Vol.32(6) : 426-428, 2012 
Journal Title
 Annals of Laboratory Medicine 
ISSN
 2234-3806 
Issue Date
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
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/89519
DOI
10.3343/alm.2012.32.6.426
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1. Journal Papers (연구논문) > 1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Laboratory Medicine (진단검사의학교실)
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