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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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Table 6 contains the results of an analysis of correlations between enzymatic activity and susceptibility to antifungal drugs of Candida krusei isolated from hand surfaces.
Sterol content and polyene antibiotic resistance in isolates of Candida krusei, Candida parakrusei, and Candida tropicalis.
Species differentiation by internally transcribed spacer PCR and HhaI digestion of fluconazole-resistant Candida krusei, Candida inconspicua, and Candida norvegensis strains.
After amplification, species was identified on 2% agarose gel along with 1kb DNA ladder (Generular), amplicons of size 510 base-pair (bp) were identified as Candida krusei, 520 bp as Candida parapsilosis, 524 bp as Candida tropicalis, 535 bp as Candida albicans and 871 bp as Candida glabrata Gender-wise distribution of Candida species was observed according to which more females 144(65.
Las cepas control positivo para la prueba de actividad fosfolipasa fueron Candida albicans ATCC 90028, Candida krusei ATCC 6258 y Candida parapsilosis ATCC 22019.
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The standard strain Candida parapsilosis (American Type Culture Collection [ATCC] 22019), Candida krusei (ATCC 6258), and C.
3 shows out of 124 isolates isolated Candida albicans were 43%, Candida tropicals were 42%, Candida krusei were 6%, Candida guilliermondii were 4%, Candida inconspicua, Candida parapsilosis, Candidad glabrata, Candida glabrata, Candida rugosa and Candida lusitaniae were 1% each.
Candida krusei isolates were the least in number for expressing any of the virulence factors.
The antibacterial activity was tested against clinical strains of Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, Pseudomonas aeroginosa and Staphylococcus aureus using Mueller Hinton broth and the antifungal activity against Candida albicans, Candida krusei, Candida tropicalis and Candida guilliermondii with RPMI 1640 as test medium.