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Table 1 Disagreement in speciation of Candida isolates by HiCrome agar and PCR RFLP

From: Chromogenic medium versus PCR–RFLP in the speciation of Candida: a comparative study

Candida species Colour on HiCrome media as per manufacturer’s instruction/(no of isolates showing the respective colony colour) PCR RFLP results consistent with HiCrome agar PCR-RFLP disagreement with HiCrome agar
C. albicans Light green (132) 79 (59.8%) 53 (40.2%)
C. krusei Purple (38) 19 (50%) 19 (50.0%)
C. glabrata Cream to white (6) 0 (0%) 6 (100%)
C. tropicalis Blue to metallic blue (20) 15 (75%) 5 (25.0%)