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Neonatal candida septicaemia: diagnosis on buffy smear.
  1. H E Cattermole,
  2. R P Rivers


    We report a case of neonatal candida septicaemia diagnosed by examination of a buffy smear. This would seem to be a fairly simple test for a disease where a good prognosis is dependent on rapid diagnosis and isolation using standard culture techniques is notoriously unforthcoming.

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