Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain

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Fig. 2. Result of culture on chromogenic agar (CA) medium. This is the result of incubation at 37°C for 48 hours after rubbing the palatal mucosa and tongue of one patient with a sterile cotton swab and smearing it on CA medium. All four species can be distinguished by colony appearance: Candida albicans colonies are green or apple green, Candida glabrata are lavender, Candida tropicalis colonies are metallic blue, Candida parapsilosis colonies are pale cream.
J Oral Med Pain 2021;46:33-40 https://doi.org/10.14476/jomp.2021.46.2.33
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