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A genus of yeasts with smaller blastoconidia (2-4 nm) with a wide attachment to the parent cell; Torulopsis glabrata, now called Candida glabrata, is a cause of candidiasis in humans.
a genus of Fungi Imperfecti of the family Cryptococcaceae; it is closely related to Candida, and some authorities have considered it the same genus. Some species are normal inhabitants of the skin, respiratory tract, GI tract, and urogenital region but may also cause opportunistic infections.
Can·di·da gla·bra·ta(kan'di-dă glab-rā'tă)
A yeast species that is a cause of human candidiasis; formerly classified as Torulopsis glabrata. Associated infections include septicemia, urinary tract involvement, and vaginitis.
a genus of ascomycetous yeasts, now obsolete. Species are now classified as Candida, Cryptococcus, Histoplasma, or Rhodotorula.