Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo
Print version ISSN 0036-4665
SCHEID, Liliane A. et al. Differentiation of Candida dubliniensis from Candida albicans with the use of killer toxins. Rev. Inst. Med. trop. S. Paulo [online]. 2010, vol.52, n.3, pp. 161-162. ISSN 0036-4665. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0036-46652010000300009.
The aim of this study was to report the ability of killer toxins, previously used as biotyping techniques, as a new tool to differentiate C. albicans from C. dubliniensis. The susceptibility of C. albicans and C. dubliniensis to killer toxins ranged from 33.9 to 93.3% and from 6.67 to 93.3%, respectively.
Keywords : Killer toxins; Biotyping; Candida dubliniensis.