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Table 2 Clinical isolates’ phenotypical and genotypic characterisation

From: Characterising atypical Candida albicans clinical isolates from six third-level hospitals in Bogotá, Colombia

  Candida albicans Candida dubliniensis Atypical Candida albicans
  SC5314 MYA-646 CO_B41 CO_B44 CO_B60 CO_B69 CO_B77 CO_B80 CO_R6 CO_R41 CO_R111 CO_R282 CO_R425
Morphology              
Germ tube formation + + + + + + + + + + + + +
Chlamydospore production + + - - - - - - - - - - -
Pseudohyphae + + +/− +/− +/− +/− +/− +/− +/− +/− +/− +/− +/−
Substrate assimilation              
Trehalose + + - - - - - - - - - - -
Glucosamine + + - - - - - - - - - - -
Sucrose + + + + + + + + + + + + +
API 20C AUX Code 2576174 6152034 2576034 2576034 2576034 2576034 2576034 2576034 2576034 2576034 2576034 2576034 2576034
Growth              
At 30 °C + + + + + + + + + + + + +
At 37 °C + + + + + + + + + + + + +
At 42 °C + - - - - - - - - - - - -
At 45 °C + - - - - - - - - - - - -
Growth in chromogenic medium        
CHROMagar Green Green Green Green Green Green Green Green Green Green Green Green Green
Molecular markers              
D1/D2 domains    100 % identity with C. albicans 100 % identity with C. albicans 100 % identity with C. albicans 100 % identity with C. albicans 100 % identity with C. albicans 100 % identity with C. albicans 99 % identity with C. albicans 100 % identity with C. albicans 100 % identity with C. albicans 100 % identity with C. albicans 100 % identity with C. albicans
HWP1 gene 940 bp 569 bp 940 bp 940 bp 940 bp 940 bp 940 bp 940 bp 940 bp 940 bp 940 bp 940 bp 940 bp
Bruker MALDI Biotyper Library          
Score > 2.0 C. albicans C. dubliniensis C. albicans -africana C. albicans -africana C. albicans -africana C. albicans -africana C. albicans -africana C. albicans -africana C. albicans -africana C. albicans -africana C. albicans -africana C. albicans -africana C. albicans -africana