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Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Oct;19(10):1670-3. doi: 10.3201/eid1910.130393.

New clonal strain of Candida auris, Delhi, India.

Abstract

A new clonal strain of Candida auris is an emerging etiologic agent of fungemia in Delhi, India. In 12 patients in 2 hospitals, it was resistant to fluconazole and genotypically distinct from isolates from South Korea and Japan, as revealed by M13 and amplified fragment length polymorphism typing.

KEYWORDS:

AFLP; Candida auris; India; M13 fingerprinting; antifungal susceptibility; fungemia; fungi; parasitic diseases

PMID:
24048006
PMCID:
PMC3810747
DOI:
10.3201/eid1910.130393
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