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Mycopathologia

, Volume 84, Issue 1, pp 17–19 | Cite as

Rapid diagnosis of systemic candidiasis in children with cancer by pyrolysis gas liquid chromatography

  • M. Gunasekaran
  • W. T. Hughes
  • Richard B. Wilber
Article

Abstract

A pyrolysis gas liquid Chromatographic method for detection of Candida antigen in patients with disseminated candidiasis is described. The test was positive in 73% of cases and no false positives or false negatives were noted in controls.

Keywords

Chromatography Liquid Chromatography Pyrolysis False Positive Candida 
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© Dr W. Junk Publishers 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Gunasekaran
    • 1
    • 2
  • W. T. Hughes
    • 1
    • 2
  • Richard B. Wilber
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiologyFisk UniversityNashvilleUSA
  2. 2.Division of Infectious DiseasesSt. Jude Children's Research HospitalMemphisUSA

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