Candida

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Related to Candida krusei: Candida albicans, Candida glabrata

Candida

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

Candida

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No antifungal activity was detected from total extract and fractions of Sargassum Vulgare, while ethyl acetate fraction from Padina pavonica showed a moderate activity against Candida glabrata (diameter of inhibition = 16 mm) and a lesser activity against Candida krusei (diameter of inhibition = 14 mm)
In addition, seventy-one clinical isolates each of Candida tropicalis, Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis, and Candida krusei were also tested for colony characteristics on tobacco agar.
3) In this case report, a case of TEN associated with voriconazole is presented after a 7-day treatment for a symptomatic Candida krusei urinary tract infection.
Three isolates each of Candida albicans, Candida glabrata, Candida krusei, Cryptococcus neoformans and Aspergillus fumigatus were tested.
Caspofungin exhibits in vitro activity against Aspergillus species (Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillus flavus, and Aspergillus terreus) and Candida species (Candida albicans, Candida glabrata, Candida guilliermondii, Candida krusei, Candida parapsilosis, and Candida tropicalis).
The yeast pathogens include Candida albicans and/or Candida tropicalis, Candida parapsilosis, and Candida glabrata and/or Candida krusei, which are known to cause bloodstream infections.
The changing epidemiology of invasive candidiasis: Candida glabrata and Candida krusei as the leading causes of candidemia in hematologic malignancy.
3) 57 11 8 7 6 2 77 CA: Candida albicans; CT: Candida eopicalis; CG: Candida glabrata; G spp: Geotrichum spp; CP: Candida spp; CK: Candida krusei.