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Candida,

genus of fungi: see candidiasiscandidiasis
, infection caused by fungi of the genus Candida; also called moniliasis after a former name of the genus. The most common forms of candidiasis, caused by C.
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Candida

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

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The majority of the life threatening infections are caused by well known opportunistic pathogens, like Candida albicans and Aspergillis fungus, while less common species include Candida glabrata, Candida krusei, Candida parapsilosis and Candida tropicalis4-7.
Candida glabrata was the most common species among the isolates (56, 50.4%) followed by C.
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.
Candida glabrata dominated among the fungi identified in the collected samples; however, C albicans and C krusei were also common.
Moreover, 3(5.4%) of Candida glabrata isolates and 2(3.6%) of Candida tropicalis isolates were found to be resistant.
We searched Medline, PubMed, and Google Scholar for case reports and case series in the English literature that were published till December 2016, using the terms "chorioamnionitis," "intra-amniotic infection," "Candida species," "Candida albicans," "Candida glabrata," "Torulopsis glabrata," and "congenital candidiasis".
Candida glabrata, Candida tropicalis and Cryptococcus neoformans occurred less frequently than the above pathogen in CTD patients (Table 2).
Anidulafungin and micafungin MIC breakpoints are superior to that of caspofungin for identifying FKS mutant Candida glabrata strains and echinocandin resistance.
Se incluyeron ademas 5 cepas de referencia derivadas de la American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) pertenecientes a la coleccion de cultivos del Departamento de Micologia del INHRR: Candida albicans ATCC 64548, Candida parapsilosis ATCC 22019, Candida glabrata ATCC 90030, Candida tropicalis ATCC 200956 y Candida krusei ATCC 6258.