Adhesion, biofilm formation, cell surface hydrophobicity, and antifungal planktonic susceptibility: relationship among Candida spp.

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Silva-Dias, Ana; Miranda, Isabel M.; Branco, Joana; Monteiro-Soares, Matilde; Pina-Vaz, Cidália; Rodrigues, Acácio G.;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology,volume 6 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4357307, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00205
  • Subject: cell surface hydrophobicity | biofilm | non-albicans species | Microbiology | flow cytometry | Original Research | adhesion | Candida | antifungal susceptibility
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We have performed the characterization of the adhesion profile, biofilm formation, cell surface hydrophobicity (CSH) and antifungal susceptibility of 184 Candida clinical isolates obtained from different human reservoirs. Adhesion was quantified using a flow cytometric ... View more
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