Author(s): Raghad S. Ibraheem, Basil A. Abbas


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00629   

Address: Raghad S. Ibraheem1, Basil A. Abbas2
1Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Iraq.
2Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Basrah, Iraq.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 8,     Year - 2022

Two hundred vaginal swabs were collected from clinic visiting women. The study revealed that 102 positive samples (51%) for the yeast isolation. The percentage was 51.11% in female below 30 years, while it was 50.76 % in women with age above 30 years. The highest levels of yeast isolation were found in relation with using of antibiotics, pregnant state and non-aborted women. By using disc diffusion method, several antifungal has the highest activity toward C.albicans such as fluconazole and clotrimazole while Iltrconazole and Amphotericin-B showed lower activity. The result of multiplex PCR showed that the most of the tested strains had ALS1, HWP and INT genes.

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Raghad S. Ibraheem, Basil A. Abbas. Presence of virulence genes of Candida albicans isolated from women with remarks to Antifungal susceptibility. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(8):3751-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00629

Raghad S. Ibraheem, Basil A. Abbas. Presence of virulence genes of Candida albicans isolated from women with remarks to Antifungal susceptibility. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(8):3751-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00629   Available on:

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