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Candida

[′kan·də·də]
(mycology)
A genus of yeastlike, pathogenic imperfect fungi that produce very small mycelia.

Candida

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In this retrospective study, we examined the clinical microbiology database at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, Texas, USA) to identify blood cultures that were positive for Candida spp.
In the study, the test correctly identified almost 100% of the negative blood specimens as negative for Candida, and in another study of 300 blood samples that contained specific concentrations of Candida species, the test correctly identified the Candida species in 84%-96% of the specimens that were positive, according to the FDA statement.
Chronic candida like yours often leads to other health problems like intestinal permeability and low immunity, with frequent colds and viruses.
5), (7), (21) While localized yeast infections are relatively easy to treat, systemic mycoses, including those referred to as candida related complex (CRC), are much more difficult.
The epidemiology of invasive Candida infection has changed.
Two randomized, double-blind, active controlled studies investigated the safety and efficacy of MYCAMINE in both adult and pediatric patients: one for the treatment of invasive candidiasis and candidemia, and the other for prophylaxis of Candida infections in patients undergoing HSCT.
Blood cultures were positive for candida albicans and urine microscopy was positive for candida spores.
Anti-Candida potential of Acorus calamus rhizome and its active principle, [beta]-asarone, was evaluated against the human fungal pathogen, Candida albicans.
By contrast, the majority of yeast-like fungi, such as Candida albicans (Figure 1) are members of ascomycetes.
About 70%-80% of so-called candida infections aren't yeast infections at all.
Abstract: Candida albicans is among the major agents of mucous membrane mycosis in humans and animals, with systemic and deep infections observed in immunocompromised hosts.