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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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Kandida turu Sayi (%) Candida albicans 17 (%58,62) Candida glabrata 6 (%20,68) Candida tropicalis 2 (%6,89) Candida parapsilosis 2 (%6,89) Candida lucitaniae 1 (%3,44) Candida dubliniensis 1 (%3,44) Tablo 3.
Effect of Farnesol on Candida dubliniensis biofilm formation and fluconazole resistance.
coli, Klebsiella oxytoca, Clostridium ramosum, Bacteroides vulgatus, Candida glabrata, and Candida dubliniensis, whereas the blood cultures of the patient showed presence of Candidaglabrata.
Pontoen, "Isolation of Candida dubliniensis in a teenager with denture stomatitis," Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral Y Cirugia Bucal, vol.
Sixteen yeast species belonging to 8 genera were identified, with the number of occurrences indicated in parentheses: Candida zeylanoides (15), Candida kruzei/inconspicua (14), Candida dubliniensis (6), Candida lusitaniae (3), Candida boidinii (2), Candida albicans 1 (1), Candida albicans 2 (1), Trichosporon asahii (3), Stephanoascus ciferrii (2), Kodamaea ohmeri (2), Rhodotorula mucilaginosa 1 (1), Rhodotorula mucilaginosa 2 (1), Pichia angusta (1), Cryptococcus laurentii (1), Cryptococcus humicola (1), and Kloeckera sp.
Candida species were identified preliminary according to the colors produced by the colonies on CHROMagar Candida [17]; green isolates: Candida albicans, Candida dubliniensis, Candida africana; blue isolates: Candida tropicalis; dry pink: Candida krusei; creamy pink-lilac isolates: suspect of Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis, Candida guilliermondii; White isolates: other Candida spp.
PCR fingerprinting: a convenient molecular tool to distinguish between Candida dubliniensis and Candida albicans.
Candida albicans 128(58.45%) was the most predominant species followed by Candida glabrata 30(13.69%), Candida tropicalis 26(11.87%), Candida krusei 17(7.76%), Candida parapsilosis 12(5.47%), Candida dubliniensis 3(1.37%) and Candida lusitaniae 3(1.37).
Comparison of virulence factors of oral Candida dubliniensis and Candida albicans isolates in healthy people and patients with chronic candidosis.