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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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Among the 23 infections in these 22 patients, the most common Candida species identified were Candida glabrata, Candida albicans, and Candida parapsilosis (Table).
Microorganisms used: Candida albicans MYA 2876, Candida albicans ATCC 90028, Candida parapsilosis ATCC 22019 e Candida krusei ATCC 6258.
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.
Comparison of Biofilms Formed by Candida albicans and Candida parapsilosis on Bioprosthetic Surfaces.
Candida parapsilosis is the second most common species isolated from patients with Candida bloodstream infections (BSIs) in Latin America and eastern Asia (1,2).
Brand A recovered the highest number of yeast isolates (nine strains), followed by brand B with three strains (Cryptococcus liquefaciens, Candida parapsilosis and Rhodotorula minuta), while brand C recovered only a single strain (Lodderomyces elongisporus).
The ITS 1-4 (Internal Transcribed Spacer) region was also amplified for the identification of cryptic species in Candida parapsilosis and Candida glabrata isolates (13).
(1-9) Epidemiologic studies conducted in the region have shown that Candida albicans, Candida tropicalis and Candida parapsilosis account for over 80% of episodes of candidemia, and Candida glabrata accounts for less than 10% of cases in public hospitals.
Direct microscopy of corneal scraping showed yeast and culture produced Candida parapsilosis. Antibiogram results indicated sensitivity to fluconazole, voriconazole and amphotericin B.
Candida tropicalis and Candida oleophila had already been detected in apple juice and cider (COTON et al., 2006) and the Candida parapsilosis in cider (BEDRINANA et al., 2010).
Adherence of Candida albicans and Candida parapsilosis to epithelial cells correlates with fungal cell surface carbohydrates.