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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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Invasive candida infection can lead to shock and organ failure.
In her demurrer, Candida said that the prosecution has not presented the required quantum of evidence to prove her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
In 2014, the Office of the Ombudsman ordered the suspension of Candida and Pedro, along with co-accused municipal treasurer Ruben Baet for the case.
In this study, we investigated in vitro antifungal activity of green tea and quince leaf on Candida isolates obtained from blood cultures.
Among the 23 infections in these 22 patients, the most common Candida species identified were Candida glabrata, Candida albicans, and Candida parapsilosis (Table).
Candida albicans is considered as an important fungal pathogen among humans because of its varying virulence factors that leads to candidiasis like phenotypic switching, phospholipase, proteinase and hemolytic activity.
When the candida yeast spreads in the mouth and throat, it causes an infection called oral thrush, or oropharyngeal candidiasis.
Strains: Candida albicans (ATCC 14053 and 64546) and Candida krusei (ATCC 6258) strains were used as a reference and eight different clinical isolates of Candida spp were evaluated in this study.
High-risk areas for Candida infection include neonatal, paediatric and adult ICUs, both medical and surgical [4] and Candida infections can involve any anatomical structure.
Last year Candida - who has also published six historical fiction novels under the name Candida Clark - began experimenting with botanical tinctures extracted from the garden's flowers and herbs.
The genus Candida consists of a group of ubiquitous yeasts with diverse characteristics.