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Title: Comparison of VITEK 2 with ITS2-fragment length polymorphism analysis for identification of yeast species
Authors: Massonet, Caroline ×
Van Eldere, Johan
Vaneechoutte, Mario
De Baere, Thierry
Verhaegen, Jan
Lagrou, Katrien #
Issue Date: May-2004
Series Title: Journal of clinical microbiology vol:42 issue:5 pages:2209-11
Abstract: A total of 61 clinical yeast isolates of Candida, Cryptococcus, Blastoschizomyces, and Saccharomyces spp. were used to compare two identification techniques, VITEK 2 and ITS2-fragment length polymorphism analysis (ITS2-FLP), with ID32C as the reference method. ID32C identified 58 isolates correctly. ITS2-FLP with Instagene DNA extraction identified 59 isolates. ITS2-FLP combined with boiling-freezing DNA extraction identified 55 isolates. VITEK 2 identified 41 isolates correctly.
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ISSN: 0095-1137
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory of Clinical Bacteriology and Mycology
Laboratory for Experimental and Clinical Microbiology (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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