The methods which can be applied to the biological diagnosis of candidiasis are considered from a practical point of view. They are the histological examination, mycological methods of isolation and identification and serological technics leading to the detection of antibodies and antigens. For each method, the recent progress which have already been evaluated on a large scale in routine, have been considered. This makes it possible to bring out their interest and their limits. These considerations leads us to suggest the approach to the biological diagnosis of Candidiasis.
|Translated title of the contribution
|Biological diagnosis of candidiasis
|Number of pages
|Annales de biologie clinique
|Published - 1987