The Effects of Various Disinfectants and Antiseptics on Candida Albicans Strains

  • Ayşe Yüce
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 50)


Due to the extensive administration of antibiotics, corticosteroids, various immunosuppressive and antitumoral agents, the normal body flora is altered and thus susceptibility to infections is enhanced. Many bacteria and particularly opportunistic fungi are the major causative agents in such infections. Among fungi; yeasts such as Candida albicans and other Candida species, Candida (Torulopsis) glabrata, Cryptococcus neoformans, Geotrichum and Rhodotorula and molds such as Aspergillus and Mucor species are the most often detected agents 1, 5.


Candida Albicans Nosocomial Infection Candida Species Cryptococcus Neoformans Aspergillus Oryzae 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ayşe Yüce
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  1. 1.Department of Microbiology, Faculty of MedicineDokuz Eylül UniversityInciralti, IzmirTurkey

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