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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.

Candida

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Control strains were as follows: Candida albicans ATCC 90028, Candida tropicalis ATCC 750, Candida parapsilosis ATCC 22019, Candida glabrata ATCC 64677, Issatchenkia orientalis (Candida krusei) ATCC 6258, Candida lusitaniae ATCC 34449, Candida guilliermondii ATCC 6260, Candida dubliniensis GM0314.
Numbers of Candida fungi in samples collected from hand and phone surfaces Number of fungal N % [bar.x] Me s [c.sub.25] colonies on the surface of the hand Candida albicans 146 83.4% 5.9 3 6.6 2 Candida glabrata 156 89.1% 13.0 8.5 15.7 3 Candida krusei 122 69.7% 12.4 5 19.5 2 Candida tropicalis 9 5.1% 5.2 4 4.6 2 Candida species 1 0.6% 4.0 4 0 4 on the surface of the phone Candida albicans 114 65.1% 3.3 2 3.8 1 Candida glabrata 131 74.9% 8.5 5 8.3 2 Candida krusei 95 54.3% 6.3 3 8.0 2 Candida tropicalis 11 6.3% 1.5 1 1.2 1 Number of fungal [c.sub.75] min.
After amplification, species was identified on 2% agarose gel along with 1kb DNA ladder (Generular), amplicons of size 510 base-pair (bp) were identified as Candida krusei, 520 bp as Candida parapsilosis, 524 bp as Candida tropicalis, 535 bp as Candida albicans and 871 bp as Candida glabrata Gender-wise distribution of Candida species was observed according to which more females 144(65.8%) than males 75(34.2%) were infected.
Candida tropicalis is one of the most frequently fungi isolated from the GIT of marine and fresh water fish.
Antifungal activities of 10-(H)-acridin-9-one carbohydrazides 7-27 were determined against seven fungal species Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus niger, Penicillium spp, Rhizopus spp, Candida albicans, Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Candida tropicalis and compared with standard drugs ketacanazole.
Zone of inhibition (cm) S.no Pathogens Silver nanoparticle (AgNPs) 20 [micro]L 40 [mciro]L 60 [mciro]L 1 Candida glabrata 0.1 0.5 0.6 2 Candida albicans - 0.5 0.9 3 Candida tropicalis - 0.4 0.4 S.no Pathogens 80 [micro]L 1 Candida glabrata 0.9 2 Candida albicans 1 3 Candida tropicalis 0.9 Table 1: Inhibition zone.
The microorganisms Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922) and Candida tropicalis (ATCC 750) were tested.
Background: Candida tropicalis is increasingly becoming among the most commonly isolated pathogens causing fungal infections with an important biofilm-forming capacity.
Blood cultures were positive for Candida tropicalis. We should be alert to treat patients with acute arterial occlusion of the extremities and to investigate the underlying possible fatal etiology.