Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

Published by: Kowsar

Isolation of Different Species of Candida in Patients With Vulvovaginal Candidiasis From Sari, Iran

Mohammad Taghi Hedayati 1 , 2 , * , Zahra Taheri 2 , Tahereh Galinimoghadam 3 , Seyed Reza Aghili 2 , Jamshid Yazdani Cherati 4 and Elham Mosayebi 1
Authors Information
1 Invasive Fungi Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
2 Department of Medical Mycology and Parasitology, School of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
3 Department of Gynecology, School of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
4 Department of Statistic, School of Health, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: April 01, 2015, 8 (4); e15992
  • Published Online: April 18, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 4, 2013
  • Revised: March 17, 2014
  • Accepted: March 8, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.8(4)2015.15992

To Cite: Hedayati M T, Taheri Z, Galinimoghadam T, Aghili S R, Yazdani Cherati J, et al. Isolation of Different Species of Candida in Patients With Vulvovaginal Candidiasis From Sari, Iran, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2015 ; 8(4):e15992. doi: 10.5812/jjm.8(4)2015.15992.

Abstract
Copyright © 2015, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnote
References
  • 1. Quan M. Vaginitis: diagnosis and management. Postgrad Med. 2010; 122(6): 117-27[DOI][PubMed]
  • 2. Souza PC, Storti-Filho A, Souza RJ, Damke E, Mello IC, Pereira MW, et al. Prevalence of Candida sp. in the cervical-vaginal cytology stained by Harris-Shorr. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2009; 279(5): 625-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 3. Zhou X, Westman R, Hickey R, Hansmann MA, Kennedy C, Osborn TW, et al. Vaginal microbiota of women with frequent vulvovaginal candidiasis. Infect Immun. 2009; 77(9): 4130-5[DOI][PubMed]
  • 4. Fidel PJ. History and update on host defense against vaginal candidiasis. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2007; 57(1): 2-12[DOI][PubMed]
  • 5. Trama JP, Adelson ME, Raphaelli I, Stemmer SM, Mordechai E. Detection of Candida species in vaginal samples in a clinical laboratory setting. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2005; 13(2): 63-7[DOI][PubMed]
  • 6. Jamilian M, Mashadi E, Sarmadi F, Banijamali M, Farhadi E, Ghanatpishe E. Frequency of vulvovaginal Candidiasis species in nonpregnant 15-50 years old women in spring 2005 in Arak. Arak Univ Med Sci J. 2005; 10(2): 7-14
  • 7. Etminan S, Zarinkatsh H, Lotfee M. The Prevalence of Candida Vaginitis among Women aged 15-49 Years in Yazd, Iran. Med Lab J. 2008; 2(1): 39-45
  • 8. Aalei BSH, Touhidi A. Prevalence of Candida vaginitis among symptomatic patients in Kerman. J Qazvin Univ Med Sci. 2000; 13: 42-8
  • 9. Ahmad A, Khan AU. Prevalence of Candida species and potential risk factors for vulvovaginal candidiasis in Aligarh, India. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2009; 144(1): 68-71[DOI][PubMed]
  • 10. Richter SS, Galask RP, Messer SA, Hollis RJ, Diekema DJ, Pfaller MA. Antifungal susceptibilities of Candida species causing vulvovaginitis and epidemiology of recurrent cases. J Clin Microbiol. 2005; 43(5): 2155-62[DOI][PubMed]
  • 11. Bonyadpour B, Akbarzdeh M, Pakshir K, Mohagheghzadeh A. In vitro susceptibility of fluconazole, clotrimazole and toucrium polium smoke product on Candida isolates of vaginal candidiasis. J Armaghan Danesh. 2010; 2: 88-96
  • 12. Verghese S, Padmaja P, Asha M, Elizabeth SJ, Anitha A, Kundavi KM, et al. Prevalence, species distribution and antifungal sensitivity of vaginal yeasts in infertile women. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2001; 44(3): 313-4[PubMed]
  • 13. Ilkit M, Guzel AB. The epidemiology, pathogenesis, and diagnosis of vulvovaginal candidosis: a mycological perspective. Crit Rev Microbiol. 2011; 37(3): 250-61[DOI][PubMed]
  • 14. Mahmoudabadi Zarei A, Najafyan M, Alidadi M. Clinical study of Candida vaginitis in Ahvaz, Iran and susceptibility of agents to topical antifungal. Pak J Med Sci. 2010; 26(3): 607-10
  • 15. Mahmoudi Rad M, Zafarghandi S, Abbasabadi B, Tavallaee M. The epidemiology of Candida species associated with vulvovaginal candidiasis in an Iranian patient population. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2011; 155(2): 199-203[DOI][PubMed]
  • 16. Foxman B, Barlow R, D'Arcy H, Gillespie B, Sobel JD. Candida vaginitis: self-reported incidence and associated costs. Sex Transm Dis. 2000; 27(4): 230-5[PubMed]
  • 17. Geiger AM, Foxman B, Gillespie BW. The epidemiology of vulvovaginal candidiasis among university students. Am J Public Health. 1995; 85(8 Pt 1): 1146-8[PubMed]
  • 18. Foxman B. The epidemiology of vulvovaginal candidiasis: risk factors. Am J Public Health. 1990; 80(3): 329-31[PubMed]
  • 19. Eckert LO, Hawes SE, Stevens CE, Koutsky LA, Eschenbach DA, Holmes KK. Vulvovaginal candidiasis: clinical manifestations, risk factors, management algorithm. Obstet Gynecol. 1998; 92(5): 757-65[PubMed]
  • 20. Achkar JM, Fries BC. Candida infections of the genitourinary tract. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2010; 23(2): 253-73[DOI][PubMed]
  • 21. Asadi MA, Rasti S, Arbabi M, Hooshyar H, Yoosefdoost H. Prevalence of vaginal Candidiasis in married women referred to Kashan's health centers, 1993-94. J Kashan Univ Med Sci FEYZ. 1997; 1(1): 21-7
  • 22. Adesiji YO, Ndukwe N, Okanlawon BM. Isolation and antifungal sensitivity to Candida isolates in young females. Cent Eur J Med. 2011; 6(2): 172-6[DOI]
  • 23. Torabi M, Amini B. The relation of health behavior with vaginal infection in woman referred to family planning clinics of Zanjan. Zanjan J Med Sci. 1996; 21: 49-4
  • 24. Shokohi T. [Survey of Candida vulvovaginitis in outpatients referred to gynecology-obstetrics clinics of Sari (1993-94)]. J Guilan Univ Med Sci. 1996; 19-18(5): 22-7
  • 25. Karmastaji A, Khajeh FGH, Amirian M. Comparison between clinical and laboratory diagnosis of vaginitis. Med J Hormozgan Univ. 2005; 9(2): 131-6
  • 26. Leonhart YM, Tlymann WR. Vulvovaginitis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1999; 20: 473-81
  • 27. Sobel JD, Kapernick PS, Zervos M, Reed BD, Hooton T, Soper D, et al. Treatment of complicated Candida vaginitis: comparison of single and sequential doses of fluconazole. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2001; 185(2): 363-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 28. Foladvand M, Naeimi B, Haghighi M. Identification of Candida species isolated of vaginitis in woman referred to specialized hospital Bushehr. J Bushehr Univ Med Sci. 2011; 2: 113-8
  • 29. Holland J, Young ML, Lee O, C. A. Chen S . Vulvovaginal carriage of yeasts other than Candida albicans. Sex Transm Infect. 2003; 79(3): 249-50[PubMed]
  • 30. Kennedy MA, Sobel JD. Vulvovaginal Candidiasis Caused by Non-albicans Candida Species: New Insights. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2010; 12(6): 465-70[DOI][PubMed]
  • 31. Gumral R, Sancak B, Guzel AB, Saracli MA, Ilkit M. Lack of Candida africana and Candida dubliniensis in vaginal Candida albicans isolates in Turkey using HWP1 gene polymorphisms. Mycopathologia. 2011; 172(1): 73-6[DOI][PubMed]
  • 32. Grigoriou O, Baka S, Makrakis E, Hassiakos D, Kapparos G, Kouskouni E. Prevalence of clinical vaginal candidiasis in a university hospital and possible risk factors. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2006; 126(1): 121-5[DOI][PubMed]
  • 33. Lopes Consolaro ME, Aline Albertoni T, Shizue Yoshida C, Mazucheli J, Peralta RM, Estivalet Svidzinski TI. Correlation of Candida species and symptoms among patients with vulvovaginal candidiasis in Maringa, Parana, Brazil. Rev Iberoam Micol. 2004; 21(4): 202-5[PubMed]
  • 34. Sobel JD, Faro S, Force RW, Foxman B, Ledger WJ, Nyirjesy PR, et al. Vulvovaginal candidiasis: epidemiologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic considerations. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1998; 178(2): 203-11[PubMed]
  • 35. Savage DC, Dubos RJ. Localization of indigenous yeast in the murine stomach. J Bacteriol. 1967; 94(6): 1811-6[PubMed]
  • 36. Bose S, Ghosh AK, Barapatre R. The incidence of Candiduria in an ICU. J Clin Diag Res. 2011; 5(2): 227-30
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments