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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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In addition, efinaconazole and tavaborole have excellent minimum inhibitory concentrations against Candida albicans, Candida parapsilosis, and many nondermatophyte molds; these organisms are not uncommon pathogens in onychomycosis in this population.
In our study most common species isolated was Candida albicans (49%) followed by Candida tropicalis (20%) Candida glabrata (9%), Candida kefyr (8%) Candida krusei (8%), Candida parapsilosis (3%) and Candida dubliniensis 3% similar observations were documented by L.
Isolates of Candida parapsilosis, Candida pseudotropicalisand Candida glabrata all gave significantly less biofilm growth then C.
Fungi: Candida albicans (ATCC 90028), Candida parapsilosis (ATCC 22019) and Candida glabrata (ATCC MYA 2950).
Los miembros del genero Candida son por lo general sensibles a los Antimicoticos comunes como la Nistatina y la Anfotericina B que son Polienos y los Azoles como el Fluconazol y el Ketoconazol, pero en los ultimos anos se ha observado la aparicion de resistencia a estos medicamentos, especialmente las especies de Candida no albicans como la Candida tropicalis, Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis, etc.
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.
Resistance to fluconazole was seen with all isolates of Candida glabrata and one isolate of Candida parapsilosis.
Se incluyeron ademas 5 cepas de referencia derivadas de la American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) pertenecientes a la coleccion de cultivos del Departamento de Micologia del INHRR: Candida albicans ATCC 64548, Candida parapsilosis ATCC 22019, Candida glabrata ATCC 90030, Candida tropicalis ATCC 200956 y Candida krusei ATCC 6258.
Table 1: Different species of Candida isolated Species of Candida Isolated No % Candida albicans 11 22% Candida tropicalis 20 40% Candida krusei 8 16% Candida glabrata 4 8% Candida guillermondi 3 6% Candida parapsilosis 1 2% Candida kefyr 3 6% Table 2: Age Distribution--Candida species 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50 50+ C.
Antifungal activity of the chloroform extract of Hypericum ternum against Candida spp Hypericum ternum (chloroform) Amphotericin B Ketoconazole Candida tropicalis 250 15 3 (CEREMIC 131-2000) Candida parapsilosis 1000 30 25 (CEREMIC 118-2000) Candida glabrata 500 30 5 (CEREMIC 115-2000) Candida lusitaniae 1000 10 10 (CEREMIC 124-2000) Candida krusei 500 0.