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Citation Information : Polish Journal of Microbiology. Volume 65, Issue 1, Pages 111-114, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1197283
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Received Date : 10-September-2015 / Accepted: 30-November-2015 / Published Online: 15-March-2016
This study was conducted to compare of the yeasts identification results obtained with two new systems using the MALDI-TOF MS technique with the ones obtained using the routine identification methods of Candida spp. in clinical microbiology laboratories. All 124 Candida spp. isolates were recovered from the routine examination of clinical specimens in microbiological laboratories and collected in the Centre of Quality Control in Microbiology in Warsaw (Poland). Our findings confirm the high agreement (98%) of fungal identification using the standard, biochemistry laboratory methods and mass spectrometry technique.
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