Isolation and Idintification of candida albicans from vagina and Study of some Virulance Factors Ilham Saeed Banno | Ayad F. Nakkash | Shaimaa Nghamish Mizi’l

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Baghdad Science Journal

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197 vaginal swabs were collected from women of different ages. (60) Isolates of Candida albicans (30.4%) were obtained, and the other species of Candida represent (18.27%). Bacterial infections showed (41.11%), and infection with Trichomonas vaginalis was (2.03%).
Ten isolates of C. albicans were chosen randomly for farther study which include two virulence factors tendency of adhesion wich showed a percentage of (52%) to(32%) , and the ability to produce phospholipaze enzyme and it’s activity which showed (50%) of the isolates have the ability to produce the enzyme in different degrees .

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Journal BS. Isolation and Idintification of candida albicans from vagina and Study of some Virulance Factors: Ilham Saeed Banno | Ayad F. Nakkash | Shaimaa Nghamish Mizi’l . Baghdad Sci.J [Internet]. 2010Mar.7 [cited 2020Nov.28];7(1):233-40. Available from: http://bsj.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/BSJ/article/view/2891
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