Diagnostic surveillance by Candida albicans germ tube antibody in intensive care unit patients

Background: The diagnosis of Invasive Candidiasis (IC) presents serious problems, mainly associated with the absence of pathognomonic symptoms of the disease and the difficulty of isolating the fungus in blood culture. Candida albicans germ tube antibody (CAGTA) provides a rapid and simple test for...

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Main Authors: Laura Trovato, Marinella Astuto, Giacomo Castiglione, Guido Scalia, Salvatore Oliveri
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2020-10-01
Series:Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1684118218304316