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Medical Mycology


The Medical Mycology Section studies the pattern of sensitivity to antifungals of common pathogenic fungi in Costa Rica with the aim of providing solutions in the management of fungal diseases in the country. Within this context, projects of in vitro sensitivity to azoles of clinical isolates of Sporothrix schenckii sensu stricto, S. globosa, have been developed.

From the Cryptococcus neoformans / C. gattii complex.

Trichophyton rubrum.

Candida sp. Fonsecae sp. and the phenotypic and molecular characterization of these Costa Rican isolates.

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Cryptococcus sp.

Sporothrix sp.

Fonsecaea sp.