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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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SPECIES COLONIZING PATHOGENIC Frequency Frequency (%)n=40 (%)n=16 Candida albicans 24 (60) 10 (62.5) Candida tropicalis 3 (7.5) 1(6.3) Candida krusei 2 (5.0) 1 (6.3) Candida parapsilosis 2 (5.0) 1 (6.3) Candida dubliniensis 1 (2.5) 1 (6.3) Candida glabrata 2 (5.0) 0 Candida lusitaniae 1 (2.5) 0 Candida norvegensis 1 (2.5) 0 Candida spp.
Other species that were detected in lower percentages were Candida lusitaniae (5.45%), Candida boidinii (3.63%), Candida albicans 1 (1.81%), and Candida albicans 2 (1.81%).
In a survey of 13 338 isolates of 12 different species of Candida, the [MIC.sub.90] of C albicans, Candida krusei, C glabrata, Candida parapsilosis, C tropicalls, Candida lusitaniae, and Candida kefyr for fluconazole was 0.5, 64, 32, 2, 2, 2, and 0.5 [micro]g/mL, respectively.
Antifungal activity of the chloroform extract of Hypericum ternum against Candida spp Hypericum ternum (chloroform) Amphotericin B Ketoconazole Candida tropicalis 250 15 3 (CEREMIC 131-2000) Candida parapsilosis 1000 30 25 (CEREMIC 118-2000) Candida glabrata 500 30 5 (CEREMIC 115-2000) Candida lusitaniae 1000 10 10 (CEREMIC 124-2000) Candida krusei 500 0.7 1 (CEREMIC 117-2000) Candida kefyr 500 0.7 5 (CEREMIC 123-2000) Candida colliculosa 500 1.5 0.7 (CEREMIC 122-2000) Table 3.
(10.) Atkinson BJ, Lewis RE, Kontoyiannis DP Candida lusitaniae fungemia in cancer patients: risk factors for amphotericin B failure and outcome.