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Rare fungal species isolated from Libyan diabetic patients
(Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN), 2016)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The emerging resistance of Candida species to antifungals routinely used to treat candidiasis in HIV patients and in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) has resulted in the frequent isolation ...
Vitek characterisation of type 2 diabetes-associated Candida species
Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) predisposes patients to opportunistic infections, such as invasive candidiasis. Treatment of candidiasis is challenged by the emerging resistance of Candida species. In this ...
Candida species carriage in diabetic patients in Misrata, Libya
(Medpharm Publications, 2017)
Background: There is a paucity of studies describing the prevalence and antimicrobial profiles of Candida in Libya. Limited treatment choices in the antifungal armamentarium in public healthcare settings in Africa require ...