the epidemiology of candidaemia and mould infections in australia.a retrospective review of candida bloodstream infections (bsi) in australian hospitals between 1995 and 1998 was performed. nine tertiary referral hospitals in the states of new south wales, victoria, south australia and queensland participated. of all isolates, 56% were candida albicans, 14% candida parapsilosis, 13% candida glabrata, 5% candida krusei and 4.5% candida tropicalis. there were significant differences in the distribution of species in different patient groups. among surgical patie ...200211801574
seeking clarity within cloudy effluents: differentiating fungal from bacterial peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients.fungal peritonitis is a serious complication of peritoneal dialysis (pd) therapy with the majority of patients ceasing pd permanently. the aims of this study were to identify risk factors and clinical associations that may discriminate between fungal from bacterial peritonitis.201122145033
antimicrobial activity of customary medicinal plants of the yaegl aboriginal community of northern new south wales, australia: a preliminary study.this study is a collaboration between macquarie university researchers and the yaegl aboriginal community of northern nsw, australia to investigate the antimicrobial potential of plants used in the topical treatment of wounds, sores and skin infections. based on previously documented medicinal applications, aqueous and aqueous ethanolic extracts of alocasia brisbanensis, canavalia rosea, corymbia intermedia, hibbertia scandens, ipomoea brasiliensis, lophostemon suaveolens and syncarpia glomulife ...201526122212
calbistrin e and two other new metabolites from an australian isolate of penicillium australian isolate of penicillium striatisporum collected near shalvey, new south wales, exhibited selective antifungal activity against candida albicans versus saccharomyces cerevisiae. bioassay-directed fractionation yielded members of the rare class of fungal metabolites known as the calbistrins. these included a new example of this structure class, calbistrin e (1), as well as the known polyenes calbistrin c (2) and deformylcalbistrin a (3). also recovered from p. striatisporum were new t ...200515844954
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