candida


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any of the yeastlike imperfect fungi of the genus Candida

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The education of medical personnel mobile phone as source of Candida contamination, hand hygiene, environmental disinfection, and disinfection
Samaranayake LP, McCourtie J, MacFarlane TW (1980) Factors affecting the in vitro adherence of Candida albicans to acrylic surface.
Podemos imaginarnos que en los espacios llega gente a orar, a ver espectaculos o a leer, ese es el arropamiento de los espacios, es lo que le da personalidad a la fotografia de Candida, porque muestra con toda claridad "la majestuosidad del detalle".
Keywords: Aloe vera, Cymbopogon citratus, terbinafine, Candida albicans, antifungal activity.
Las especies del genero Candida son patogenos oportunistas que viven como comensales en la cavidad oral de sujetos sanos, al disminuir la resistencia inmunologica del hospedador se tornan patogenos, debido a diferentes factores entre ellos, el cancer y los tratamientos antineoplasicos.
The initial pathogen identification was made with the method available at each institution: VITEK 2 system (bioMerieux, Marcy l'Etoile, France); Phoenix (Becton Dickinson, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, USA); MicroScan AutoSCAN 4 and MicroScan Walkaway (Beckman Coulter, Brea, California, USA); and API Candida (bioMerieux) (Table).
6) The proportion of infections due to NAC is persistently increasing the need for a correct identification of Candida isolates at the species level.
Even better, the role of Candida was also challenging and demanding from a thespic point of view, so Joanna did not just have to sing feelingly and fabulously, as is her usual wont, but also needed to vivify a sensitive and conflicted character.
auris if yeast is identified as Candida haemulonii, Candida famata, Candida sake, or Rhodotorula glutinis (without characteristic red color in the lab), or if they're unable to further speculate after a validated method of Candida identification is attempted.
Only a few studies from India have reported candidemia rates of 6-18%, [2,3] and an increase in isolation of non-albicans candida (NAC) species from blood samples [4,5] has been reported.
Invasive candida infections (ICI) are one of the important causes of morbidity and mortality in immunosup-pressed individuals and in hospitalized patients (1).
Most nurses will recognize Candida as the fungal genus of such treatable infections as thrush, candidiasis, or more commonly "yeast infections.
Objective: To determine the prevalence and antifungal susceptibility pattern of Candida species.
Candida is a normal inhabitant in the skin, mucous membrane of the mouth, respiratory track or vagina, but may invade the other parts of the body especially in immune-compromised individuals.