Mycopathologia

, Volume 61, Issue 3, pp 179–182 | Cite as

Serological studies on twelve species of Candida

  • Etta W. Fraser
Article

Abstract

Two main types of immunological reactions are tested in twelve species of Candida. The agglutination reaction produces agglutination varying from ±, or trace, to ++++ or .100 per cent agglutination. This is due to cross-reactions among the Candida and cannot be completely removed by adsorption. The precipitin reactions seem to give the most specific results, and most of the cross-reaction bands are adsorption-removable.

Keywords

Candida Main Type Specific Result Immunological Reaction Serological Study 

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© Dr. W. Junk b.v. 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Etta W. Fraser
    • 1
  1. 1.Wesley CollegeDover, DelawareUSA

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