genus Candida


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Noun1.genus Candida - a genus of yeastlike imperfect fungi; sometimes included in genus Monilia of the family Moniliaceae
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Moniliales, order Moniliales - order of imperfect fungi lacking conidiophores of having conidiophores that are superficial and not enclosed in a pycnidium
candida - any of the yeastlike imperfect fungi of the genus Candida
Candida albicans, Monilia albicans - a parasitic fungus that can infect the mouth or the skin or the intestines or the vagina
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Genotypic identification and characterization of species and strains within the genus Candida by using random amplified polymorphic DNA.
In contrast, C tropicalis and the genus Candida species occurred sporadically (Table 2).
Candidiasis otherwise known as thrush is a fungal disease caused by yeasts of the genus Candida having nearly 200 species.
pylori located within vacuoles of yeasts belonging to genus Candida.
The yeasts of the genus Candida are opportunistically invasive in individuals whose defense mechanisms are impaired.
Yeasts from the genus Candida are common isolates in reptiles, being more prevalent in herbivore species when compared to the carnivore ones (Kostka et al.
Pathogenic fungi in the genus Candida have the ability to produce several infections extending from superficial to deep-seated mycoses.
The incidence of invasive fungal infections, especially those caused by opportunistic fungi of the genus Candida and Cryptococcus, has proportionally increased with the increase in the number of hosts with impaired immunity.
3,4) Hemolytic capacity is an important virulence factor, that allows fungi of the genus Candida to acquire iron from host tissues, which then is used by the fungus for metabolism, growth and invasion during host infection.
The gene amplification technology by snPCR used in this study, can detect members of the genus Candida by means of a specific and conserved nucleotide sequence, in region 5.
Comprehensive antigenic analyses of the genus Candida were first carried out by Tsuchiya et al.