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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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PCR fingerprinting: a convenient molecular tool to distinguish between Candida dubliniensis and Candida albicans.
A comparison of the antifungal activity of herbal toothpastes against other brands of toothpastes on clinical isolates of Candida albicans and Candida dubliniensis.
Molecular and phenotypic characterization of genotypic Candida albicans subgroups and comparison with Candida dubliniensis and Candida stellatoidea .
In KT patients, Candida dubliniensis and Candida famata cause a significant number of cases (7,22).
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A blood culture was obtained from the infant 2 days prior to his death and the culture was positive for the species Candida dubliniensis.
Candida Carriage And Candida Dubliniensis In Oropharyngeal Samples Of Type 1 Diabetic Mellitus Patients.
Variation in biofilm formation among blood and oral isolates of Candida albicans and Candida dubliniensis.
Although different species of Candida, such as Candida glabrata, Candida tropicalis, Candida krusei and Candida dubliniensis, are at present recog nized as increasing opportunistic pathogens specially in HIV infected individuals and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients, Candida albicans still remains the most common yeast isolated in humans [37].
1), (2), (11) One of the newest discovered forms, Candida dubliniensis, has a lot in common with C.