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can·di·da

 (kăn′dĭ-də)
n.
Any of various fungi of the genus Candida that are found especially on the skin and in the mucous membranes of the mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina and that may become pathogenic, such as C. albicans, the causative agent of thrush.

[Latin, feminine of candidus, white; see candid.]

candida

(ˈkændɪdə)
n
(Microbiology) any yeastlike parasitic fungus of the genus Candida, esp C. albicans, which causes thrush (candidiasis)
[New Latin, feminine of candidus white]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.candida - any of the yeastlike imperfect fungi of the genus Candida
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
genus Candida - a genus of yeastlike imperfect fungi; sometimes included in genus Monilia of the family Moniliaceae
Candida albicans, Monilia albicans - a parasitic fungus that can infect the mouth or the skin or the intestines or the vagina
Translations

candida

[ˈkændɪdə] N (Med) → afta f

candida

n (Med) → Candidose f
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For example, he would prescribe caspofungin if he had four patients with breakthrough Candida glabrata infections while on azole therapy.
Fluconazole-resistant strains of Candida glabrata and Candida albicans are an increasing problem.
The species of Candida were Candida albicans in 41% of the children, Candida parapsilosis in 24%, and Candida glabrata in 13%, with a smattering of other Candida species in fewer children.
This is a major improvement in comparison to the previous differentiation of just Candida glabrata and non-glabrata by classical biochemical methods.
Candida glabrata, Candida albicans, and Candida krusei were the most common strains isolated from the material collected from mobile phone surfaces.
Candida glabrata does not form pseudo hyphae or hyphae, and is difficult to diagnose on microscopy.
Amphotericin B and caspofungin resistance in Candida glabrata isolates recovered from a critically ill patient.
The four fungal species strains of Candida used were Candida albicans LHN 099, Candida glabrata LHN 093, Candida krusei LHN 063 and Candida tropicalis LHN 098.
Echinocandins are effective in patients with invasive candidiasis and recommended as first-line therapy, especially for patients with severe sepsis or those previously exposed to azoles or infected with Candida glabrata (1).
The effect of Streptococcus mutans and Candida glabrata on Candida albicans biofilms formed on different surfaces.
710 amostras de leite procedentes de 40 rebanhos leiteiros do Sul de Minas Gerais, Brasil, no periodo de 2004 a 2006 Frequencia Especie Frequencia % absoluta Candida albicans 16 28,1 Candida parapsilosis 11 19,3 Candida catenulata 8 14,0 Candida glabrata 8 14,0 Candida tropicalis 5 8,8 Candida rugosa 2 3,5 Candida krusei 4 7,0 Candida spp 2 3,5 Trichosporon loubieri 57 1,8 Total 100,0