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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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With regard to the strains of Candida tropicalis isolated from hand surfaces of mobile phone owners, we found statistically significant correlations only between increased resistance to miconazole and higher activity of esterase (p=0.
albicans (n = 14, 30%), followed by Candida tropicalis (n = 10, 21%), Candida glabrata (n = 9, 19%), Candida lusitaniae (n = 9, 19%), and Candida parapsilosis (n = 5, 11%) as depicted in Table 2.
Tested microorganisms were gram-positive Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6538P, Bacillus subtilis ATCC 6633, gram-negative Escherichia coli ATTC 25922, Salmonella typhimurium NRRL B 4420, and the yeast like fungi; Candida globrata ATCC 66032 and Candida tropicalis ATCC 13803.
After amplification, species was identified on 2% agarose gel along with 1kb DNA ladder (Generular), amplicons of size 510 base-pair (bp) were identified as Candida krusei, 520 bp as Candida parapsilosis, 524 bp as Candida tropicalis, 535 bp as Candida albicans and 871 bp as Candida glabrata Gender-wise distribution of Candida species was observed according to which more females 144(65.
Sin embargo, dos nucleos presentaron colonias de color azul oscuro (6,5%), que fueron identificadas como Candida tropicalis con una concentracion media de 3x[10.
The development of blue colonies after 48 h of incubation at 37[degrees]C in Chromagar[R] Medium and the distribution of blastospores along pseudomycelium observed in the microcultures (Figure 1) determined that all isolates belong to Candida tropicalis.
Oxidative stress, glutathione level and antioxidant response to heavy metals in multi-resistant pathogen, Candida tropicalis.
Important and commonly encountered species include Candida albicans, Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis, Candida tropicalis, and others.
This study was conducted to evaluate the antifungal effect of colloidal AgNPs gainst pathogenic Candida species such as Candida albicans, Candida glabrata and Candida tropicalis using disc diffusion method.
Background: Candida tropicalis is increasingly becoming among the most commonly isolated pathogens causing fungal infections with an important biofilm-forming capacity.
Blood cultures were positive for Candida tropicalis.
coli and Serratia marcescens, move "in lock step" with the fungus Candida tropicalis, working to produce a biofilm that prompts inflammation typical of Crohn's disease.