Candida albicans : Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Laboratory Diagnosis & Treatment

Candida species are group of opportunistic fungi and the most common fungi pathogens that affect human. Candida species takes advantage of the host’s debilitated conditions to gain access to the circulation and deep tissues.  …

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Vaginal Discharge: What’s Abnormal? ,Specimen Collection & Diagnosis

In the clinical laboratory, Vaginal discharge are examined to diagnose infections and pregnancy complications, as well as for forensic testing (Semen) in sexual assault patients. Vaginitis is one of the most common conditions diagnosed by…

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17 Common Fungal Culture Media Used In Mycology

The clinical laboratory has access to a variety of enrichment and selective media for the isolation and identification of pathogenic fungi. The majority of the media mentioned in this article are commercially available in dehydrated…

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