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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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(49) Candida tropicalis is probably the second most common cause of candidiasis.
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.
Our study also revealed that 25 patients in the PPI group and 1 in non PPI group who didn't fulfill the criteria for HAP had positive tracheal cultures where Candida tropicalis was isolated from around 60 percent of the specimen.
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Aeromonas salmonicida Anaerobic Gram-positive -- bacterial isolates Gram-negative Veillonella Bacteroides Fungal Candida albicans isolates Candida tropicalis Number of isolates (%) Organisms Organisms Cases (97) Aerobic Staphylococcus aureus 6 (6) bacterial CONS 2 (2) isolates Enterococcus spp.
Showing the identification of various candida species by Hicrome and cornmeal agar Isolates Detected Detected on CMA on Hicrome Candida albicans 24 24 Candida tropicalis 18 18 Candida parapsilosis 17 12 Candida glabrata 04 16 Candida guilliermondii 05 0 Candida krusei 06 06 Candida kefyr 03 0 Candida zeylanoides 01 0 Candida lusitaniae 01 0 Candida lipolytica 01 0 Total 80 80 Table 2.
(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.
Application of CHROMagar Candida for rapid screening of clinical specimens for Candida albicans, Candida tropicalis, Candida krusei, and Candida (Torulopsis) glabrata.
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).
There are more than 200 species [1] of candida, but the following are considered to be important pathogens for humans: Candida albicans, Candida tropicalis, Candida krusei, Candida guilliermondii, Candida glabrata (Now classified as Torulopsis glabrata) and Candida parapsilosis.
Distribution of Candida and bacteria species Distribution of Candida species Distribution of Bacteremia Name n (%) Name n (%) Candida albicans 12 (57.1) Coagulase-negative 39 (26.5) Candida parapsilosis 4 (19.0) staphylococcus Candida tropicalis 3 (14.3) Enterococcus spp.