genus Candida


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The aim of this study was also to investigate the biotypes of fungi belonging to the genus Candida isolated from the surfaces of mobile phones and the hands of their owners.
The yeasts of the genus Candida are opportunistic pathogens associated with rising incidence of life-threatening infections in immunocompromised individuals.
In fungi of the genus Candida, the transition from commensalism to pathogenicity can be attributed to the selective expression of different virulence factors that act synergistically under favourable conditions.
1997) Immunochemical study on man nans of genus Candida.
Members of the genus Candida, particularly C albicans, are commensal dimorphic fungi that inhabit the skin as well as the upper-respiratory, alimentary, and genital tracts of humans and ectotherm animals, including birds.
While relatively rare a generation ago, candidiasis--a blood infection from the fungal genus Candida, which normally lives on the skin--has become the fourth most common infection acquired in hospitals.
The genus Candida is composed of an extremely heterogeneous group of organisms that grow as yeasts.
Colonization of genus Candida in oncological patients oral cavity).
INTRODUCTION: The genus Candida encompasses more than 163 species, only a few of which cause disease in humans.
Almost 70% of all fungal infections in the hospital environment are due to yeast of genus Candida (Azie et al.
The pathogenic species of the genus Candida have gained recognition as nosocomial agents in recent years which may be attributed to specific risk factors associated with modern therapeutics like immunosuppressive agents, cytotoxic drugs, and broad-spectrum antibiotics that suppress the normal bacterial microbiota.
Comparison of use of phenotypic and genotypic characteristics for identification of species of the anamorph genus Candida and related teleomorph yeast species.
Pathogenic fungi in the genus Candida can cause both superficial and serious systemic disease.
The species of the genus Candida are constituents of the oral microbiota of humans and are commensal microorganisms.