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Mycopathologia

, Volume 95, Issue 2, pp 73–75 | Cite as

A new medium for the production of chlamydoconidia by Candida albicans

  • V. Vidotto
  • S. Caramello
  • M. G. Gallo
Article

Abstract

Several isolates of Candida albicans were tested for production of chlamydoconidia and metabolic changes when grown on several different solid and liquid media. A liquid medium, consisting solely of sterilized skimmed milk and a solid medium containing processed cheese stimulated more rapid and greater production of chlamydoconidia than the corn meal agar and the other media tested.

Keywords

Corn Agar Candida Liquid Medium Candida Albicans 
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© Martinus Nijhoff/Dr W. Junk Publishers 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Vidotto
    • 1
  • S. Caramello
    • 2
  • M. G. Gallo
    • 3
  1. 1.Infectious Disease DepartmentUniversity of TurinTurinItaly
  2. 2.Hygiene InstituteUniversity of TurinTurinItaly
  3. 3.Department of Animal Pathology, Veterinary FacultyUniversity of TurinTurinItaly

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