In vitro Immunochemical and Micro¬biological Diagnostics of Candidiasis

Page: 457

R. Pilišiová and E. Paulovičová

Center for Glycomics, Institute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Scien¬ces, Bratislava


Due to the growing incidence of systemic and superficial candida infections, targeted laboratory diagnostic methods are investigated. The available serologic and microbiological methods are summarized. The pros and cons of relevant serologic methods with respect to their sensiti¬vity to and specificity of candida antigens or anti-candida antibodies are stressed.


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