Comparison of cream of rice agar and horse serum for differentiating germ tubes of Candida albicans from filaments of Candida tropicalis

Journal of Clinical Microbiology (Impact Factor: 3.99). 05/1977; 5(4):501-2.
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Simple cream of rice agar was superior to horse serum for the demonstration of germ tubes by Candida albicans and in the differentiation of pseudohyphae of Candida tropicalis from germ tubes at 37 degrees C. Mycelium and chlamydospores were also produced on this medium.

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