Is Candida stellatoidea disappearing from the vaginal mucosa?

K. J. Kwon-Chung, B. L. Wickes, I. F. Salkin, H. L. Kotz, J. D. Sobel

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A total of 681 vaginal isolates of germ tube-positive or germ tube-untested white, yeastlike fungi obtained from patients in various cities of the United States were tested for the presence of Candida stellatoidea (type I). Only 1 of the 681 isolates was identified as C. stellatoidea.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)600-601
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)


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