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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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Drug-resistant Candida glabrata infection in cancer patients.
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of the first direct blood test for detection of five yeast pathogens that cause bloodstream infections: Candida albicans and/or Candida tropicalis, Candida parapsilosis, Candida glabrata and/or Candida krusei.
Antimicrobial activity of the synthesized compound 3 Microorganism MIC of the MIC of synthesized reference (a) compound 3 Bacillus pumilus 512 64 Escherichia coil 32 16 Kocuria varians 128 32 Listeria monocytogenes 128 16 Pseudomonas aeroginosa 64 8 Salmonella typhi 64 32 Aspergillus flavus 256 64 Candida glabrata 512 64 Aspergillus niger 128 32 Microorganism Zone of Zone of Inhibition of Inhibition of the the synthesized reference mm compound 3 in mm (Mean [+ or -] SD) (b) (Mean [+ or -] SD) Bacillus pumilus 10.
1), (5) Infections with Candida glabrata and other Candida species are increasing with frequency.
Initially, we demonstrated the LOD and time for detection for isoPCR by targeting the Candida glabrata pathogen.
The Maladia Infection Services in Tunisia reported the first case of bilateral emphysematous pyelonephritis due to Candida glabrata, which occurred in a 64-year-old diabetic woman.
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1957 as the world's first antifungal, antibiotic nystatin upstaged newer antifungal agents when used to treat vulvovaginal candidiasis caused by Candida glabrata in sequential, prospective clinical trials.
Organisms cultured from biopsies of nasopharyngeal soft tissue included alpha-hemolytic streptococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Candida glabrata, and Candida albicans.
1) Candida albicans is thought to be the most common causative agent, although infections by Candida tropicalis and Candida glabrata have been reported.
These Candida species; Candida tropicalis, Candida parapsilosis, Candida glabrata, and Candida krusei are of increasing significance as they tend to be more resistant to antifungal agents (2-4).