Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 10th, 2003
"Candida versatilitis was isolated from 10 blood cultures that had been supplemented with olive oil to promote the growth of Malassezia species, and from the stock olive oil bottle in the laboratory," researchers in the United States report.
"This unusual non-pathogenic yeast isolate was readily identified by DNA sequencing methodology," stated Mary E. Brandt and collaborators at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the New Hanover Regional Medical Center. "This report also points out that care must be taken to ensure the...
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