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Prevalence and in vitro antifungal susceptibility of cryptic species of the genus Aspergillus isolated in clinical samples.

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Summary of "Prevalence and in vitro antifungal susceptibility of cryptic species of the genus Aspergillus isolated in clinical samples."

The genus Aspergillus contains more than 300 species, which are divided into closely related groups called sections. Molecular studies have revealed numerous cryptic species within different sections of this genus, which have different profiles of antifungal susceptibility and lack diagnostic morphological features. However, there are few studies on the prevalence and in vitro antifungal susceptibility of the cryptic species of this genus. The aim of this study was to investigate the distribution of Aspergillus spp. among clinical samples, and to study their in vitro susceptibility to different antifungal drugs.

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Name: Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiologia clinica
ISSN: 1578-1852
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