Abstract

Review Article

Identification, characterization of candida species isolated from cases of vulvovaginal candidiasis along with their antifungal susceptibility by vitek-2 system

Atul R Rukadikar*, DK Mendiratta and Rafat Siddiqui

Published: 29 August, 2022 | Volume 6 - Issue 1 | Pages: 013-026

One of the most severe threats to world health is the Candida species. Many non-Candida species are the major cause of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC). During the development of VVC, the host environment and Candida vaginal colonization are assumed to be out of balance, and this might be owing to physiological or non-physiological changes. Host-related and behavioral risks have been connected to VVC. Novel antifungal medications with particular molecular targets may be developed with the use of molecular tools in epidemiological research and the study of resistant Candida species. Using the Vitek-2 Antifungal Susceptibility System, this review will explain the many approaches used to identify and characterize Candida species isolated from vulvovaginal candidiasis patients.

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Keywords:

Antifungal; Candida; Susceptibility; Vulvovaginal candidiasis; Vitek- 2 system

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