Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 28th, 2003
C. rugosa "has been rarely reported as a human pathogen," scientists in Brazil noted.
A.L. Colombo and colleagues at the Federal University of Sao Paulo "retrospectively evaluated a cluster of Candida rugosa candidemia cases occurring in six hospitalized patients front a tertiary care teaching hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil."
"Genetic relatedness among the six C. rugosa outbreak isolates was characterized by RAPD assay using three different 10-mer primers and by pulsed field gel...
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