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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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albicans (n = 14, 30%), followed by Candida tropicalis (n = 10, 21%), Candida glabrata (n = 9, 19%), Candida lusitaniae (n = 9, 19%), and Candida parapsilosis (n = 5, 11%) as depicted in Table 2.
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.
Atkinson BJ, Lewis RE, Kontoyiannis DP Candida lusitaniae fungemia in cancer patients: risk factors for amphotericin B failure and outcome.
Distribucion de las especies de levaduras aisladas de acuerdo con los resultados de las pruebas bioquimicas Genero Especie Frecuencia % Candida Candida albicans 194 44,5 Candida glabrata 67 15,4 Candida tropicalis 66 15,1 Candida krusei 33 7,6 Complejo Candida parapsilosis 29 6,7 Candida famata 11 2,5 Candida lusitaniae 5 1,1 Candida spp.