Recent Advances in the Detection of Neonatal Candidiasis.

Journal Article

Neonatal candidiasis is serious and often fatal. Blood culture, the standard for diagnosis, has a sensitivity of 50% or less, and isolate speciation and susceptibility takes several days. This review explores recent advances in Candida detection using various diagnostic strategies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Downey, LC; Smith, PB; Benjamin, DK; Cohen-Wolkowiez, M

Published Date

  • March 1, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 17 - 22

PubMed ID

  • 20454602

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1936-3761

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s12281-010-0002-1


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States