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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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Bloodstream infection with Oligella ureolytica, Candida krusei, and Bacteroides species in a patient with AIDS.
Regarding antifungal activity, bee venom showed fungistatic activity with MIC values ranging from 60 to >500 [micro]g/ml, while melittin exhibited a moderate fungicidal activity with MFC values ranging from 60 to 300 [micro]g/ml and Candida krusei was the most sensitive yeast with regard to bee venom and melittin with MIC values of 60 [micro]g/ml and 30 [micro]g/ml, respectively (Table 3).
Other researchers have shown polygodial to be effective against yeast-like fungi including Candida albicans, Candida krusei, Candida utilis, Cryptococcus neoformans, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and also filamentous fungi Trichophyton mentagraphytes, Trichophyton ruburum and Penicillium marneffei.
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.
2) Candida krusei seems to be less affected by refined sugars (other than dextrose) than most other Candida species; thus this investigator rarely encourages reduction of fruit consumption when it is suspected.
Sphingomonas paucimobilis, Cryseobacterium meningosepticum, Cryseobactenium indologenes, Flavimonas arzyihabitans, Flavobacterium odoratum, Aeromonas hydrophila, Chromobacterium violaceum, tanimlanamayan nonfermentatif gram negatif basil, (3) Candida krusei, Candida tropicalis, Candida parapsilosis, Candida glabrata, Candida kefyr, Candida famata, Candida sake, Candida guilliermondii, Candida lusitaniae, Candida pelliculosa, Candida spp.
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.
90] of C albicans, Candida krusei, C glabrata, Candida parapsilosis, C tropicalls, Candida lusitaniae, and Candida kefyr for fluconazole was 0.