mycological typing techniques

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Summary: Procedures for identifying types and strains of fungi.

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  1. ncbi Long-distance dispersal and recombination in environmental populations of Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii from India
    Sanjay S Hiremath
    Center for Environmental Genomics, Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada
    Microbiology 154:1513-24. 2008
  2. pmc Consensus multi-locus sequence typing scheme for Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii
    Wieland Meyer
    Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney Western Clinical School at Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia
    Med Mycol 47:561-70. 2009
  3. pmc Genetic diversity of the Cryptococcus species complex suggests that Cryptococcus gattii deserves to have varieties
    Popchai Ngamskulrungroj
    Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e5862. 2009
  4. pmc Candida orthopsilosis and Candida metapsilosis spp. nov. to replace Candida parapsilosis groups II and III
    Arianna Tavanti
    Aberdeen Fungal Group, School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 43:284-92. 2005
  5. pmc Molecular phylogenetics of Candida albicans
    Frank C Odds
    Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Eukaryot Cell 6:1041-52. 2007
  6. ncbi The biology of the Cryptococcus neoformans species complex
    Xiaorong Lin
    Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Annu Rev Microbiol 60:69-105. 2006
  7. pmc Candida albicans strain maintenance, replacement, and microvariation demonstrated by multilocus sequence typing
    F C Odds
    Aberdeen Fungal Group, Institute of Medical Sciences, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3647-58. 2006
  8. ncbi Genetically different wine yeasts isolated from Austrian vine-growing regions influence wine aroma differently and contain putative hybrids between Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces kudriavzevii
    Ksenija Lopandic
    Austrian Center of Biological Resources and Applied Mycology, Institute of Applied Microbiology, Vienna, Austria
    FEMS Yeast Res 7:953-65. 2007
  9. pmc Enrichment of multilocus sequence typing clade 1 with oral Candida albicans isolates in patients with untreated periodontitis
    Brenda A McManus
    University of Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3335-44. 2012
  10. ncbi Molecular differentiation and antifungal susceptibilities of Candida parapsilosis isolated from patients with bloodstream infections
    Sun Tee Tay
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Med Microbiol 58:185-91. 2009

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  1. ncbi Long-distance dispersal and recombination in environmental populations of Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii from India
    Sanjay S Hiremath
    Center for Environmental Genomics, Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada
    Microbiology 154:1513-24. 2008
    ..Our results are consistent with the hypothesis of long-distance dispersal and recombination in environmental populations of this species in India...
  2. pmc Consensus multi-locus sequence typing scheme for Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii
    Wieland Meyer
    Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney Western Clinical School at Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia
    Med Mycol 47:561-70. 2009
    ..These genetic loci include the housekeeping genes CAP59,GPD1, LAC1, PLB1, SOD1, URA5 and the IGS1 region. Allele and sequence type information are accessible at http://www.mlst.net/ ...
  3. pmc Genetic diversity of the Cryptococcus species complex suggests that Cryptococcus gattii deserves to have varieties
    Popchai Ngamskulrungroj
    Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e5862. 2009
    ..The genetic variation found among all of these haploid monophyletic lineages indicates that they warrant varietal status...
  4. pmc Candida orthopsilosis and Candida metapsilosis spp. nov. to replace Candida parapsilosis groups II and III
    Arianna Tavanti
    Aberdeen Fungal Group, School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 43:284-92. 2005
    ..parapsilosis and relatively high levels of sequence variability among isolates of C. orthopsilosis suggest that the former species may have evolved very recently from the latter...
  5. pmc Molecular phylogenetics of Candida albicans
    Frank C Odds
    Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Eukaryot Cell 6:1041-52. 2007
    ..Computational haplotype analysis showed a high frequency of recombination events, suggesting that isolates had mixed evolutionary histories resembling those of a sexually reproducing species...
  6. ncbi The biology of the Cryptococcus neoformans species complex
    Xiaorong Lin
    Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Annu Rev Microbiol 60:69-105. 2006
    ..The melding of these disparate disciplines should yield rich dividends in our understanding of the evolution of microbial pathogens, providing insights relevant to diagnosis, treatment, and prevention...
  7. pmc Candida albicans strain maintenance, replacement, and microvariation demonstrated by multilocus sequence typing
    F C Odds
    Aberdeen Fungal Group, Institute of Medical Sciences, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3647-58. 2006
    ..albicans isolates, or all isolates under yet-to-be-determined conditions, maintain a high level of genetic diversity by mechanisms such as recombination, gene conversion, or chromosomal ploidy change...
  8. ncbi Genetically different wine yeasts isolated from Austrian vine-growing regions influence wine aroma differently and contain putative hybrids between Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces kudriavzevii
    Ksenija Lopandic
    Austrian Center of Biological Resources and Applied Mycology, Institute of Applied Microbiology, Vienna, Austria
    FEMS Yeast Res 7:953-65. 2007
    ..Similar to the Pfaffstätten yeasts, the putative hybrid strains were good ester producers, suggesting that they may influence the wine quality favourably...
  9. pmc Enrichment of multilocus sequence typing clade 1 with oral Candida albicans isolates in patients with untreated periodontitis
    Brenda A McManus
    University of Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3335-44. 2012
    ..The distributions of STs between both groups were significantly different (P = 0.04) and indicated an enrichment of C. albicans isolates in periodontal pockets, which warrants a larger study...
  10. ncbi Molecular differentiation and antifungal susceptibilities of Candida parapsilosis isolated from patients with bloodstream infections
    Sun Tee Tay
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Med Microbiol 58:185-91. 2009
    ..parapsilosis bloodstream infections, respectively, indicates the clinical relevance of these newly described yeasts. Further investigations of the ecological niche, mode of transmission and virulence of these species are thus essential...
  11. ncbi Possible primary ecological niche of Cryptococcus neoformans
    M S Lazera
    Servico de Micologia, Centro de Pesquisa Hospital Evandro Chagas, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Med Mycol 38:379-83. 2000
    ..n. var. neoformans and C. n. var. gattii were found sharing the same natural biotope, thus establishing a possible link between them in their life cycle in nature and suggesting the primary natural niche for the species...
  12. pmc Mating is rare within as well as between clades of the human pathogen Candida albicans
    Marie Elisabeth Bougnoux
    Unité Biologie et Pathogénicité Fongiques, INRA USC2019, Institut Pasteur, 25, rue du Docteur Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    Fungal Genet Biol 45:221-31. 2008
    ..albicans. The maintenance of substantial heterozygosity despite relatively frequent loss of heterozygosity could result from a selective advantage conferred by heterozygosity...
  13. ncbi Regional pattern of the molecular types of Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii in Brazil
    Luciana Trilles
    Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Center for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead Millennium Institute, Western Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 103:455-62. 2008
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  14. pmc Prevalence of the VNIc genotype of Cryptococcus neoformans in non-HIV-associated cryptococcosis in the Republic of Korea
    Young Hwa Choi
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    FEMS Yeast Res 10:769-78. 2010
    ..This study affirms VNIc to be the most prevalent genotype of C. neoformans isolated from non-HIV patients with cryptococcosis...
  15. ncbi A Beauveria phylogeny inferred from nuclear ITS and EF1-alpha sequences: evidence for cryptic diversification and links to Cordyceps teleomorphs
    Stephen A Rehner
    Insect Biocontrol Laboratory, USDA ARS, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Mycologia 97:84-98. 2005
    ..These results establish a phylogenetic framework for further taxonomic, phylogenetic and comparative biological investigations of Beauveria and their corresponding Cordyceps teleomorphs...
  16. pmc The evolutionary biology and population genetics underlying fungal strain typing
    J W Taylor
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3102, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 12:126-46. 1999
    ..flavus. Research opportunities in the areas of genomics, correlation of clinical variation with genetic variation, amount of recombination, and standardization of approach are suggested...
  17. pmc Rapid identification of pathogenic fungi directly from cultures by using multiplex PCR
    Guizhen Luo
    Department of Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2860-5. 2002
    ..This multiplex PCR method provides a rapid, simple, and reliable alternative to conventional methods to identify common clinical fungal isolates...
  18. ncbi Microsatellite typing identifies the major clades of the human pathogen Candida albicans
    Julio Chavéz-Galarza
    Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, Av Juan Pablo II s n, Urbanización San Andrés Trujillo, Peru
    Infect Genet Evol 10:697-702. 2010
    ..These results confirm MLP typing as a good method both to type and differentiate C. albicans isolates and to group isolates, identifying the major C. albicans clades, similarly to Ca3 fingerprinting and multilocus sequence typing (MLST)...
  19. ncbi Molecular phylogenetics and epidemiology of Candida albicans
    Frank C Odds
    Aberdeen Fungal Group, Institute of Medical Sciences, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Future Microbiol 5:67-79. 2010
    ..albicans strains, and resistance to flucytosine and terbinafine. There are also clade-related associations with lengths of tandem repeats in some cell-surface proteins, but not with virulence or type of infection...
  20. ncbi Molecular typing of Candida albicans isolates from patients and health care workers in a neonatal intensive care unit
    J Ben Abdeljelil
    UR 02SP13 Research Unit, Ministry of Public Health, Tunis, Tunisia
    J Appl Microbiol 111:1235-49. 2011
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  21. ncbi Multilocus sequence typing of sequential Candida albicans isolates from patients with persistent or recurrent fungemia
    Daniel A da Matta
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Mycol 48:757-62. 2010
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study describing the recovery of three distinct C. albicans strains in the same patient with a persistent blood stream infection within a short period of time...
  22. ncbi Diverse Helotiales associated with the roots of three species of Arctic Ericaceae provide no evidence for host specificity
    John F Walker
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    New Phytol 191:515-27. 2011
    ..However, these fungal communities are unlikely to be controlled by fungal host preferences. The mechanisms maintaining high diversity in root-symbiotic communities remain to be elucidated...
  23. pmc Molecular studies reveal frequent misidentification of Aspergillus fumigatus by morphotyping
    S Arunmozhi Balajee
    Program in Infectious Diseases, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, D3 100, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 5:1705-12. 2006
    ..fumigatus group. Differential antifungal susceptibilities of these species may account for some of the reported poor outcomes of therapy in clinical studies...
  24. ncbi Improving molecular detection of Candida DNA in whole blood: comparison of seven fungal DNA extraction protocols using real-time PCR
    L Metwally
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    J Med Microbiol 57:296-303. 2008
    ..More importantly, the YeaStar method enabled C. albicans DNA to be detected with highest sensitivity over the entire range of copy numbers evaluated, and appears to be an optimal method for extracting Candida DNA from whole blood...
  25. ncbi Multilocus microsatellite typing for Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii
    Ahmed Hanafy
    Medical Mycology Research Center former Research Center for Pathogenic Fungi and Microbial Toxicoses, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Med Mycol 46:685-96. 2008
    ..The three polymorphic microsatellites are useful markers for strain genotyping, population genetic analysis, epidemiological studies, and may be helpful for the diagnosis of cryptococcosis due to C. neoformans...
  26. ncbi Prevalence of Candida dubliniensis fungemia in Argentina: identification by a novel multiplex PCR and comparison of different phenotypic methods
    Maria Eugenia Bosco-Borgeat
    Departamento Micologia, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas, ANLIS Dr C G Malbran, Av Velez Sarsfield 563, C1282AFF, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mycopathologia 172:407-14. 2011
    ..It has been suggested that C. dubliniensis may have higher propensity to develop azole antifungal drug resistance than C. albicans. In this study, one of the five clinical isolates of C. dubliniensis was resistant to fluconazole...
  27. ncbi Candidaemia with uncommon Candida species: predisposing factors, outcome, antifungal susceptibility, and implications for management
    S C A Chen
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Ausralia
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:662-9. 2009
    ..Candidaemia due to uncommon Candida spp. is emerging among hospital outpatients; certain clinical variables may assist in recognition of this entity...
  28. ncbi Simplified sunflower (Helianthus annuus) seed agar for differentiation of Candida dubliniensis from Candida albicans
    Z U Khan
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Clin Microbiol Infect 10:590-2. 2004
    ..Cryptococcus neoformans isolates (n = 10) formed brown colonies on both media. Simplified SSA offers a simple and inexpensive tool for presumptive differentiation of C. dubliniensis from C. albicans in clinical microbiology laboratories...
  29. pmc New polymorphic microsatellite markers able to distinguish among Candida parapsilosis sensu stricto isolates
    Raquel Sabino
    Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology, Department of Biology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1677-82. 2010
    ..These new microsatellites are a valuable tool for use for the differentiation of C. parapsilosis sensu stricto strains, vital in epidemiology to answer questions of strain relatedness and determine pathways of transmission...
  30. ncbi High-resolution genotyping of Aspergillus fumigatus isolates recovered from chronically colonised patients with cystic fibrosis
    L M E Vanhee
    Laboratory for Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27:1005-7. 2008
    ..Additionally, some genotypes were isolated recurrently, indicating that they are capable of prolonged colonisation...
  31. ncbi Molecular epidemiology and antifungal susceptibility of Candida parapsilosis sensu stricto, Candida orthopsilosis, and Candida metapsilosis in Taiwan
    Yee Chun Chen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Departments of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:284-92. 2010
    ..orthopsilosis and C. metapsilosis isolates expressed the isoleucine to valine substitution on the hot spot 2 region. However, the amino acid variations in these isolates did not correlate to their MIC values of echinocandin...
  32. ncbi Molecular diversity of Fonsecaea (Chaetothyriales) causing chromoblastomycosis in southern China
    Liyan Xi
    Department of Dermatology, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
    Med Mycol 47:27-33. 2009
    ..pedrosoi. We have demonstrated that Fonsecaea monophora is the predominant etiologic agent of chromoblastomycosis in southern China and populations showed marked geographic structuring...
  33. pmc New microsatellite multiplex PCR for Candida albicans strain typing reveals microevolutionary changes
    Paula Sampaio
    Center of Biology, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3869-76. 2005
    ..albicans strains and adequate for the identification of fine microevolutionary events that could be related to strain microevolution in response to environmental stress conditions...
  34. pmc Analysis of microsatellite markers of Candida albicans used for rapid typing
    F Botterel
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie-Mycologie, , , France
    J Clin Microbiol 39:4076-81. 2001
    ..Therefore, microsatellite marker analysis with multiplex PCR and automated procedures has a high throughput and should be suitable for large epidemiologic studies of C. albicans...
  35. ncbi Six monophyletic lineages identified within Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii by multi-locus sequence typing
    M Bovers
    CBS Fungal Biodiversity Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fungal Genet Biol 45:400-21. 2008
    ..In addition, four monophyletic lineages corresponding to the previously described genotypic groups were consistently found within C. gattii, indicating that these lineages should be considered different taxa as well...
  36. ncbi Association between fertility and molecular sub-type of global isolates of Cryptococcus gattii molecular type VGII
    Popchai Ngamskulrungroj
    Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Med Mycol 46:665-73. 2008
    ..001). These results suggest that there is a clear correlation between the VGII subtypes of C. gattii and their mating/fertility. Further in vitro and in vivo investigations of more strains and congenic pairs are warranted...
  37. pmc Multilocus sequence typing for analyses of clonality of Candida albicans strains in Taiwan
    Kuo Wei Chen
    Laboratory for Mycology, Division of Research and Diagnostics, Center for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2172-8. 2006
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  38. ncbi Primary endemic Cryptococcosis gattii by molecular type VGII in the state of Pará, Brazil
    Wallace Raimundo A dos Santos
    Departamento de Farmacia, Centro de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal do Para, Belem, PA, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 103:813-8. 2008
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  39. pmc One year prospective survey of Candida bloodstream infections in Scotland
    Frank C Odds
    Aberdeen Fungal Group, School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    J Med Microbiol 56:1066-75. 2007
    ..glabrata isolates warrant continued future surveillance of invasive Candida infections...
  40. ncbi What is the value of ITS sequence data in Colletotrichum systematics and species diagnosis? A case study using the falcate-spored graminicolous Colletotrichum group
    Jo Anne Crouch
    Rutgers University, Department of Plant Biology and Pathology, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Mycologia 101:648-56. 2009
    ..From this study, we conclude that the currently available infrastructure of Colletotrichum ITS sequence data may yield unreliable species diagnoses, particularly if sequence similarity alone is the only criterion applied...
  41. pmc Most environmental isolates of Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii (serotype A) are not lethal for mice
    Anastasia P Litvintseva
    Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Infect Immun 77:3188-95. 2009
    ..Although the retrotransposon banding patterns were unstable after prolonged incubation in the laboratory, this method was able to differentiate clinical and environmental strains that had the same AFLP/MLST genotypes...
  42. ncbi Isolation and molecular identification of Candida dubliniensis from non-human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in Kuwait
    Suhail Ahmad
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 53:633-7. 2004
    ..Two of the isolates were resistant to 5-flucytosine (>32 microg ml(-1)), but none against fluconazole. The study reinforces the current view that C. dubliniensis has a much wider geographical and epidemiological distribution...
  43. ncbi Determination of molecular types and genetic heterogeneity of Cryptococcus neoformans and C. gattii in Malaysia
    S T Tay
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med Mycol 44:617-22. 2006
    ..neoformans isolates in Malaysia and the genetic heterogeneity within the predominant molecular types. The study also provides evidence for genetic relatedness of clinical isolates with bird dropping isolates in the environment...
  44. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships among species of Pichia, Issatchenkia and Williopsis determined from multigene sequence analysis, and the proposal of Barnettozyma gen. nov., Lindnera gen. nov. and Wickerhamomyces gen. nov
    Cletus P Kurtzman
    Microbial Genomics and Bioprocessing Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    FEMS Yeast Res 8:939-54. 2008
    ..Lineages previously classified as varieties of Pichia kluyveri, 'Issatchenkia'scutulata, Starmera amethionina and 'Williopsis'saturnus are elevated to species rank based on sequence comparisons...
  45. pmc High-throughput identification of clinical pathogenic fungi by hybridization to an oligonucleotide microarray
    Aihua Huang
    Department of Environment and Health, Tianjin Institute of Environment and Health, 1 Dali Road, Tianjin 300050, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3299-305. 2006
    ..The sensitivity was 15 pg/ml of DNA. This oligonucleotide microarray system represents a rapid, simple, and reliable alternative to conventional methods of identifying common clinical fungal isolates...
  46. ncbi Rapid, simple, and low-cost identification of Candida species using high-resolution melting analysis
    Silvia Arancia
    Mycoses Unit, Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immune Mediated Disease, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 69:283-5. 2011
    ..albicans, C. glabrata, C. kefyr, C. parapsilosis, and C. guilliermondii). HRMA was able to differentiate clinical Candida species and resulted in being sensitive, reproducible, and inexpensive...
  47. pmc Microsatellite typing of clinical and environmental Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii isolates from Cuba shows multiple genetic lineages
    Maria Teresa Illnait-Zaragozi
    Instituto Pedro Kouri, Havana, Cuba
    PLoS ONE 5:e9124. 2010
    ..Studies toward the local and global epidemiology of Cryptococcus spp. have been hampered by the lack of rapid, discriminatory, and exchangeable molecular typing methods...
  48. pmc Comparison of microsatellite length polymorphism and multilocus sequence typing for DNA-Based typing of Candida albicans
    Dea Garcia-Hermoso
    Centre National de Référence de Mycologie et des Antifongiques, Unité de Mycologie Moléculaire, CNRS URA 3012, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3958-63. 2007
    ..The two methods are similarly discriminatory and can be interchangeable depending on the objectives. MLP is less expensive and faster than MLST. However, MLST is currently more accurate and additional standardization is needed for MLP...
  49. pmc Multilocus sequence typing for differentiation of strains of Candida tropicalis
    Arianna Tavanti
    Institute of Medical Sciences, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 43:5593-600. 2005
    ..tropicalis to Candida albicans and Candida glabrata as Candida species for which a multilocus sequence typing (MLST) system has been set up. The C. tropicalis MLST database can be accessed at http://pubmlst.org/ctropicalis/...
  50. pmc Mixed Candida albicans strain populations in colonized and infected mucosal tissues
    Mette D Jacobsen
    Aberdeen Fungal Group, Institute of Medical Sciences, Aberdeen, UK
    FEMS Yeast Res 8:1334-8. 2008
    ..Higher rates of colony variation in commensal samples suggest selection of types from mixed populations either in the shift to pathogenicity or the response to antifungal treatment...
  51. pmc Microsatellite polymorphism in the promoter sequence of the elongation factor 3 gene of Candida albicans as the basis for a typing system
    S Bretagne
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Mycologie, Hôpital Henri Mondor Assistance Publique, Creteil, France
    J Clin Microbiol 35:1777-80. 1997
    ..When several microsatellite markers are available, many isolates can be rapidly and reproducibly tested for epidemiological questions, such as the prevalence of a given strain in a hospital setting and transmission between patients...
  52. ncbi Prevalence and antifungal susceptibility of Candida parapsilosis complex isolates collected from oral cavities of HIV-infected individuals
    D V Moris
    Departamento de Doenças Tropicais e Diagnóstico por Imagem, Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, UNESP, Botucatu, Sao Paulo State, Brazil
    J Med Microbiol 61:1758-65. 2012
    ..Our data suggest that C. metapsilosis can be a human commensal; its importance as a pathogen has yet to be confirmed...
  53. ncbi Multilocus sequence typing of Cryptococcus neoformans in non-HIV associated cryptococcosis in Nagasaki, Japan
    Tomo Mihara
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Med Mycol 51:252-60. 2013
    ..All the environmental isolates were identified as molecular type VNI (four MLST ST 5 and six ST 4). Our study shows that C. neoformans isolates in Nagasaki are genetically homogeneous, with most of the isolates being ST 5...
  54. pmc Candidemia surveillance in Brazil: evidence for a geographical boundary defining an area exhibiting an abatement of infections by Candida albicans group 2 strains
    Daniel A da Matta
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3062-7. 2010
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  55. ncbi Five novel species of the anamorphic genus Candida in the Cyberlindnera clade isolated from natural substrates in Taiwan
    Chin Feng Chang
    Department of Applied Science, National Hsinchu University of Education, 521 Nanda Rd, Hsinchu, 30014, Taiwan
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 102:9-21. 2012
    ..type strain EN25S01(T)), Candida taoyuanica sp. nov. (type strain GY15S07(T)), Candida hungchunana sp. nov. (type strain NC3W71(T)) and Candida stauntonica sp. nov. (type strain GY13L05(T)) were proposed to accommodate these yeasts...
  56. ncbi Molecular characterization of Candida spp. isolated from the oral cavities of patients from diverse clinical settings
    Z M Al-Karaawi
    Oral Medicine Department, Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences, University College London, 256 Grays Inn Road, London WC1 9LD, UK
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 17:44-9. 2002
    ..This variation could be attributed to the local oral conditions unique to these patient groups...
  57. ncbi Microsatellite multilocus genotyping clarifies the relationship of Candida parapsilosis strains involved in a neonatal intensive care unit outbreak
    Catarina Vaz
    CBMA Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology, Department of Biology, University of Minho, Braga 4710 057, Portugal
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 71:159-62. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate the power of this typing tool in clarifying epidemiologic associations...
  58. pmc PCR fingerprinting of Candida albicans associated with chronic hyperplastic candidosis and other oral conditions
    K L Bartie
    Department of Oral Surgery, Medicine and Pathology, Dental School, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XY, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 39:4066-75. 2001
    ..albicans with respect to CHC. Furthermore, these results have demonstrated that in the majority of individuals, colonizing populations of C. albicans are clonal in nature and exhibit strain persistence...
  59. ncbi Microsatellite DNA identification and genotyping of Candida albicans from Lebanese clinical isolates
    Ghyda Barada
    Natural Sciences Division, Lebanese American University, P O Box 36, Byblos, Lebanon
    Mycopathologia 165:115-25. 2008
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  60. pmc Microbiological screening of Irish patients with autoimmune polyendocrinopathy-candidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy reveals persistence of Candida albicans strains, gradual reduction in susceptibility to azoles, and incidences of clinical signs of oral candid
    Brenda A McManus
    Microbiology Research Unit, Division of Oral Biosciences, Dublin Dental University Hospital, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1879-89. 2011
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  61. ncbi Comparison of phenotypic methods for the identification of Candida dubliniensis
    Julia Pasligh
    Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 43:147-54. 2010
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  62. pmc Variation in restriction fragment length polymorphisms among serial isolates from patients with Trichophyton rubrum infection
    A K Gupta
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Science Center, Women s College Hospital, Sunnybrook Site, and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3260-6. 2001
    ..The recovery of multiple strains during the course of sequential sampling of uncured patients further suggests that the typing system is not able to distinguish between relapse or reinfection, ongoing infection, and de novo infection...
  63. ncbi Genetic diversity of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains during the 24 h fermentative cycle for the production of the artisanal Brazilian cachaça
    J B Guerra
    Departamento de Microbiologia, ICB, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, 31270-901, Brazil
    Lett Appl Microbiol 33:106-11. 2001
    ..cerevisiae strains during the production of fermented beverages...
  64. ncbi Prevalence of Candida dubliniensis among cancer patients in Kuwait: a 5-year retrospective study
    Eiman Mokaddas
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Mycoses 54:e29-34. 2011
    ..The isolation of C. dubliniensis from respiratory or oral specimens and not from blood or urine specimens suggests that this species has preference to colonise these sites of human body...
  65. ncbi Ascomycetous yeast species recovered from grapes damaged by honeydew and sour rot
    A Barata
    Laboratorio de Microbiologia, Departamento de Botanica e Engenharia Biologica, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
    J Appl Microbiol 104:1182-91. 2008
    ..To identify ascomycetous yeasts recovered from sound and damaged grapes by the presence of honeydew or sour rot...
  66. ncbi Candida dubliniensis: epidemiology and phenotypic methods for identification
    Erico Silva Loreto
    Departamento de Quimica, Centro de Ciencias Naturais e Exatas, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
    Mycopathologia 169:431-43. 2010
    ..In this article, we review the various phenotypic methods used in the identification of C. dubliniensis and the epidemiological impact of this new species...
  67. ncbi Susceptibility to five antifungals of Aspergillus fumigatus strains isolated from chronically colonised cystic fibrosis patients receiving azole therapy
    Adelina Amorim
    Department of Pneumology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:396-9. 2010
    ..Development of resistance in A. fumigatus to antifungals appears to be rare amongst CF patients. However, it remains crucial to evaluate the importance of antifungal agents for allergic fungal diseases...
  68. ncbi Multilocus sequence typing of oenological Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains
    Rosario Muñoz
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Instituto de Fermentaciones Industriales CSIC, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Food Microbiol 26:841-6. 2009
    ..However, MLST analysis allowed an easy construction of reliable phylogenetic trees. MLST analysis offers the possibility of typing wine S. cerevisiae strains simultaneously to the study of the genetic relationship among them...
  69. ncbi Cryptococcus randhawai sp. nov., a novel anamorphic basidiomycetous yeast isolated from tree trunk hollow of Ficus religiosa (peepal tree) from New Delhi, India
    Zia U Khan
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, 13110 Safat, Kuwait
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 97:253-9. 2010
    ..The type strain J11/2002 has been deposited in the culture collection of the Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures (CBS10160) and CABI Biosciences (IMI 393306)...
  70. pmc Development and evaluation of a rapid latex agglutination test using a monoclonal antibody to identify Candida dubliniensis colonies
    Agnes Marot-Leblond
    Groupe d Etude des Interactions Hôte Parasite, UPRES EA 3142, UFR des Sciences Pharmaceutiques et d Ingénierie de la Santé, Angers, France
    J Clin Microbiol 44:138-42. 2006
    ..8% sensitivity for C. dubliniensis grown on Candida ID medium. The test is rapid (5 min) and easy to use and may be recommended for routine use in clinical microbiology laboratories and for epidemiological investigations...
  71. ncbi Prophylaxis failure is associated with a specific Pneumocystis carinii genotype
    P M Hauser
    Division Autonome de Médecine Préventive Hospitalière, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1080-2. 2001
    ..carinii genotype and receiving anti-PCP prophylaxis (odds ratio, 4.4; 95% confidence interval, 1.0-18.6; P=.05), although no association with a specific drug was detected...
  72. pmc Changes in the diversity of soil arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi after cultivation for biofuel production in a Guantanamo (Cuba) tropical system
    Maria Del Mar Alguacil
    CSIC Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura, Department of Soil and Water Conservation, Campus de Espinardo, Murcia, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e34887. 2012
    ..Thus, R. communis soil showed higher AMF diversity than J. curcas soil. In conclusion, R. communis could be more suitable for the long-term conservation and sustainable management of these tropical ecosytems...
  73. pmc Genetic differences between avian and human isolates of Candida dubliniensis
    Brenda A McManus
    Dublin Dental School and Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1467-70. 2009
    ..The remaining avian isolate was indistinguishable from a human isolate, suggesting that transmission may occur between humans and birds...
  74. ncbi Research on Candida dubliniensis in a Brazilian yeast collection obtained from cardiac transplant, tuberculosis, and HIV-positive patients, and evaluation of phenotypic tests using agar screening methods
    Patrícia Monteiro Ribeiro
    Department of Biosciences and Oral Diagnosis, Laboratory of Microbiology and Immunology, Sao Jose dos Campos Dental School, Univ Estadual Paulista UNESP, Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 71:81-6. 2011
    ..Sunflower seed agar was the medium with the smallest number of isolates of C. albicans suggestive of C. dubliniensis. None of the phenotypic methods was 100% effective for discrimination between C. albicans and C. dubliniensis...
  75. pmc Candida dubliniensis: an appraisal of its clinical significance as a bloodstream pathogen
    Ziauddin Khan
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    PLoS ONE 7:e32952. 2012
    ..dubliniensis candidemia, and 167 isolates identified from blood cultures since 1982. In conclusion, this study highlights a greater role of C. dubliniensis in bloodstream infections than hitherto recognized...
  76. ncbi Candidal carriage in the oral cavity of human immunodeficiency virus-infected subjects
    Giuseppina Campisi
    Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Oral Medicine, University of Palermo, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 93:281-6. 2002
    ....
  77. ncbi Real-time LightCycler polymerase chain reaction and melting temperature analysis for identification of clinically important Candida spp
    Ziauddin Khan
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 42:290-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a real-time LightCycler polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay for the identification of Candida spp. commonly associated with invasive infections...
  78. ncbi Multiplex PCR assay for the simultaneous detection and differentiation of Olpidium bornovanus, O. brassicae, and O. virulentus
    José Angel Herrera-Vásquez
    Grupo de Virologia, Instituto Agroforestal Mediterraneo, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s n, E 46022 Valencia, Spain
    Mycol Res 113:602-10. 2009
    ..in water samples. In addition, the specificity and sensitivity of multiplex PCR were evaluated. The multiplex PCR method was validated with samples of 9 different crops from 11 countries of America, Europe, and Africa...
  79. ncbi Genotyping, serotyping and determination of mating-type of Cryptococcus neoformans clinical isolates from São Paulo State, Brazil
    Marcelo Teruyuki Matsumoto
    Departamento de Analises Clinicas, Faculdade de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Araraquara, SP, Brasil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 49:41-7. 2007
    ..neoformans complex, into the current eight subtypes. Our results furnish new information on the molecular epidemiology of C. neoformans in the southeast region of Brazil...
  80. ncbi In Candida albicans, resistance to flucytosine and terbinafine is linked to MAT locus homozygosity and multilocus sequence typing clade 1
    Frank C Odds
    Aberdeen Fungal Group, School of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    FEMS Yeast Res 9:1091-101. 2009
    ....
  81. ncbi Molecular strain typing of Trichophyton rubrum indicates multiple strain involvement in onychomycosis
    A Yazdanparast
    Iran University of Medical Sciences and Health Sciences, PO Box 15875 6171, Tehran, Iran
    Br J Dermatol 148:51-4. 2003
    ..Trichophyton rubrum is an important cause of onychomycosis. Molecular strain typing methods have recently been developed to address questions of epidemiology and source of relapse following treatment...
  82. ncbi Prevalence of specific and phylogenetically closely related genotypes in the population of Candida albicans associated with genital candidiasis in China
    Shu Hua Ge
    State Key Laboratory of Mycology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    Fungal Genet Biol 49:86-93. 2012
    ..The results suggest significant association of specific and genetically similar genotypes with genital infections in China...
  83. pmc Genetic diversity among Korean Candida albicans bloodstream isolates: assessment by multilocus sequence typing and restriction endonuclease analysis of genomic DNA by use of BssHII
    Jong Hee Shin
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, South Korea
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2572-7. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that REAG-B typing can be complementary to MLST but should be limited to the investigation of isolates of identical DSTs and when interhuman transmission is suspected...
  84. pmc Tobacco agar, a new medium for differentiating Candida dubliniensis from Candida albicans
    Zia U Khan
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4796-8. 2004
    ..albicans isolates formed smooth, white-to-cream-colored colonies with no chlamydospore production. This medium provides a simple tool for presumptive differentiation of C. dubliniensis from C. albicans...
  85. pmc Identification of pathogenic rare yeast species in clinical samples: comparison between phenotypical and molecular methods
    Emilio Cendejas-Bueno
    Ctra Majadahonda Pozuelo km 2, Servicio de Micologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, 28220 Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1895-9. 2010
    ..Our data show that phenotypic methods were insufficient for correct identification (only 25%) and that most of the wrongly identified strains showed a resistant antifungal profile...
  86. pmc Longitudinal genotyping of Candida dubliniensis isolates reveals strain maintenance, microevolution, and the emergence of itraconazole resistance
    M Fleischhacker
    Charitè Universitätsmedizin Berlin Medizinische Klinik m S Onkologie u Hämatologie, Mol Biol Labor, Alte Apotheke, CCM, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1643-50. 2010
    ..In addition, isolates may acquire itraconazole resistance, even in the absence of prior azole therapy...
  87. pmc First reported case of endocarditis caused by Candida dubliniensis
    Michael J Carr
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Sir Patrick Dun Research Laboratory, University of Dublin, Trinity College, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3023-6. 2005
    ..dubliniensis and the use of a rapid and novel real-time PCR assay based on the internal transcribed spacer 2 variable region of the rRNA operon that was used to identify this organism...
  88. pmc Identification and differentiation of Trichophyton rubrum clinical isolates using PCR-RFLP and RAPD methods
    A Hryncewicz-Gwozdz
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Wrocław Medical University, Chałubińskiego 1, 50 368 Wrocław, Poland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:727-31. 2011
    ..3%) to be genetically related. PCR-RFLP serves as a rapid and reliable method for the identification of T. rubrum species, while the RAPD analysis is rather a disadvantageous tool for T. rubrum strain typing...
  89. ncbi Genetic relatedness and antifungal susceptibility profile of Candida albicans isolates from fungaemia patients
    Sofia Costa-de-Oliveira
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto Portugal
    Med Mycol 49:248-52. 2011
    ..Particular attention should also be given to endogenous non-blood Candida isolates which can be critical in high risk patients, as they often can become invasive in immunodeficient individuals...
  90. ncbi Molecular typing for fungi--a critical review of the possibilities and limitations of currently and future methods
    C Gil-Lamaignere
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 9:172-85. 2003
    ....
  91. ncbi Genetic diversity and species delimitation in the opportunistic genus Fonsecaea
    M J Najafzadeh
    Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures Fungal Biodiversity Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Med Mycol 47:17-25. 2009
    ..monophora is commonly isolated from the environment. One environmental strain with Fonsecaea-like appearance was shown to belong to a different species, only distantly related to the core-group of Fonsecaea...
  92. ncbi Variability and interactions between endophytic bacteria and fungi isolated from leaf tissues of citrus rootstocks
    W L Araujo
    Department of Genetics, Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz, University of Sao Paulo, Piracicaba, Brazil
    Can J Microbiol 47:229-36. 2001
    ..citricarpa isolates and the most frequently isolated endophytic bacteria showed that metabolites secreted by G. citricarpa have an inhibitory growth effect on some Bacillus species, and a stimulatory growth effect on P. agglomerans...
  93. ncbi Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton interdigitale: genetic diversity among species and strains by random amplified polymorphic DNA method
    Daniel Assis Santos
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av Antonio Carlos, 6627, PO Box 486, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Mycopathologia 169:247-55. 2010
    ..interdigitale and T. rubrum species were grouped in different clusters when both primers were analyzed together. This study shows that these primers are valuable tools for strain differentiation with T. rubrum and T. intedigitale...
  94. ncbi Strain differentiation of Trichophyton rubrum by random amplification of polymorphic DNA (RAPD)
    Lilian Cristiane Baeza
    Departamento de Analises Clinicas, Faculdade de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, UNESP, 14801 902 Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 46:339-41. 2004
    ..A total of five RAPD patterns were observed among 10 strains of T. rubrum, with each of the primers used. We conclude that RAPD analysis using primers 1 and 6 can be used in epidemiological studies...
  95. ncbi Comparison of multiple typing methods for Aspergillus fumigatus
    L M E Vanhee
    Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:643-50. 2009
    ..Therefore, this study suggests the use of STR typing for research concerning the local epidemiology of A. fumigatus, which requires a high discriminatory power...
  96. ncbi Mitochondrial DNA analysis of Phialophora verrucosa
    Y Yamagishi
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Japan
    Mycoses 40:329-34. 1997
    ..These results indicate that RFLP analysis of mtDNA is a useful method for the identification, taxonomy, typing, epidemiology and phylogeny of P. verrucosa...
  97. ncbi Characterization of multiple isolates of Aspergillus fumigatus from patients: genotype, mating type and invasiveness
    Sergio Alvarez-Pérez
    Departamento Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, UCM, Madrid, Spain
    Med Mycol 47:601-8. 2009
    ..Furthermore, mating type determination may be of great assistance in differentiating some isolates, as two isolates of different mating type cannot be genotypically identical...
  98. ncbi In vitro mating of Colombian isolates of the Cryptococcus neoformans species complex
    Patricia Escandon
    Grupo de Microbiologia, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 27:308-14. 2007
    ..neoformans, serotype D and a hybrid, serotype AD) and C. gattii (serotypes B and C). Mating types a and alpha are designated by a single locus, with the mating type alpha being most prevalent in serotype A and D strains...
  99. ncbi Genotype-based differentiation of the Cryptococcus neoformans serotypes by combined PCR-RFLP analysis of the capsule-associated genes CAP10 and CAP59
    Alessandro Raimondi
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Microbiologia, Virologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Med Mycol 45:491-501. 2007
    ....
  100. pmc Multilocus sequence typing reveals that the population structure of Candida dubliniensis is significantly less divergent than that of Candida albicans
    Brenda A McManus
    Microbiology Research Unit, Division of Oral Biosciences, Dublin Dental School and Hospital, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland
    J Clin Microbiol 46:652-64. 2008
    ..dubliniensis: CdAAT1b, CdACC1, CdADP1, CdMPIb, CdRPN2, CdSYA1, exCdVPS13, and exCdZWF1b, where "Cd" indicates C. dubliniensis and "ex" indicates extended sequence...
  101. pmc Rapid identification and differentiation of Trichophyton species, based on sequence polymorphisms of the ribosomal internal transcribed spacer regions, by rolling-circle amplification
    Fanrong Kong
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Darcy Road, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1192-9. 2008
    ..Despite limited genetic variation between Trichophyton spp., the sensitive, specific RCA-based SNP detection assay showed potential as a simple, reproducible method for the rapid (2-h) identification of Trichophyton spp...

Research Grants17

  1. FUNGAL PROTEIN/GLYCOPROTEIN EXPRESSION IN TINEA CAPITIS
    Susan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Evaluating Trichophyton tonsurans Carriage and Infection
    Susan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Cryptococcus gatti mating 1oci; mapping and gene study
    Vishnu Chaturvedi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. MOLECULAR BASIS OF VIRULENCE FACTORS OF ORAL FUNGAL SP.
    Mary Ann Jabra Rizk; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Long range plans include using the mutants generated to study Candida mannoprotein-specific host immunomodulation, such as stimulation of cytokines and chemokines. ..
  5. Receptor Affects Fungal Mucosal Colonization in HIV
    Mary Ann Jabra Rizk; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..dubliniensis to be preferentially selected. ..
  6. High through-put detection of fungal pathogens
    JACK FELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Resulting data will be disseminated via GenBank, publications in leading scientific journals and as an inexpensive commercial detection system. ..
  7. Metgagenomic Analysis of the Human Oral Viral Microbiome
    Derrick Fouts; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..A future application of the data is the control of bacterial pathogens through the identification and production of bacteriophage-encoded products. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Aveolar Macrophage Apoptosis and Pneumocystis
    Chao Hung Lee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Fungal-specific drug targets: static vs. cidal starvation & toxic intermediates
    JOHN MCCUSKER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The identification of fungicidal antifungal drugs, which is a long-term goal, will greatly improve human health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. ANALYSIS OF GENETICALLY & ENVIRONMENTALLY OVERLAPPING YEAST QUANTITATIVE TRAITS
    John H McCusker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Therefore, an improved understanding of quantitative traits will aid our understanding of how a harmless commensal/saprophytic yeast can become an opportunistic pathogen. ..
  11. GENETIC DIVERSITY AND COMPLEX TRAITS IN S CEREVISIAE
    JOHN MCCUSKER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..the development of S. cerevisiae as genetically manipulable model for the pathogenic fungi and as a host for the interspecific reconstitution of fungal virulence. ..
  12. SWITCHING IN THE ORAL COMMENSAL CANDIDA GLABRATA
    David Soll; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Oral infection and inflammation in transplant patients
    Anna Dongari Bagtzoglou; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  14. Switching and Candida Pathogenesis-A Molecular Analysis
    David Soll; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The first three aims have been formulated so that they provide several independent starting points for a reverse genetic approach for elucidating switch loci and the switching mechanism. ..
  15. MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY OF PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA
    Chao Hung Lee; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..carinii-infected lung will also be tested. Any P. carinii or host protein that is found to have the ability to down regulate GATA-2 expression will be identified by sequencing a portion of the protein. ..
  16. PHASE VARIATION IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE
    JOHN MCCUSKER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The PHI genes will be introduced to the non-phase variable laboratory strain, 288c, in efforts to reconstruct phase variation. ..
  17. S. Cerevisiae Emergence of an Opportunistic Pathogen
    JOHN MCCUSKER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..cerevisiae population both phenotypically, for virulence and virulence-associated traits, and genotypically, for virulence-related genes. ..