Candida glabrata


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Candida glabrata

a fungal species that is a cause of human candidiasis; formerly classified as Torulopsis glabrata.

Candida glabrata

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.

Candida glabrata

A Candida species that is usually nonpathogenic in humans but may cause serious illness in immunocompromised patients. It was formerly called Torulopsis glabrata.
See also: Candida
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tropicalis, and Candida glabrata, and Cruise each 83/0% respectively [15].
dagger]) Added CFU/mL Candida albicans Alb1 0 4 Alb2 0 1 Alb3 0 4 Alb4 0 1 Candida glabrata Glab1 0 1 Glab2 0 6 Glab3 0 1 Glab4 0 3 Candida parapsilosis Parap1 0 2 Parap2 0 0 Parap3 0 3 Parap4 0 3 Average 0 2 Concentration of Yeast in Blood Sample ([double dagger]) 1-5 x 1-5 x Sample [10.
of patients Streptococci 9 Escherichia coli 9 Enterobacter species 5 Clostridium welchii 4 Staphylococcus aureus 4 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 3 Klebsiella species 3 Proteus mirabilis 2 Proteus vulgaris 2 Candida glabrata 2 Candida krusei 1 Candida albicans 1 Yersiuia sp 1 Corynebacterium sp 1 Strongyloides stercoralis 1 Group D enterococci 1 Bacteroides fragilis 1 Citrobacter freundii 1 Table 2 Reported cases of emphysematous gastritis, 1889-2000 (a) Age (yr)/ Series (ref.
The changing epidemiology of invasive candidiasis: Candida glabrata and Candida krusei as the leading causes of candidemia in hematologic malignancy.
Candida glabrata in turn, produces neither C:18:2 nor C:18:3 FAs but only C:18:1 FA [41].
AdvanDx's PNA FISH tests employ unique technology that rapidly detects bacteria's genetic material to provide identification results 1 to 3 days sooner than conventional methods for serious pathogens such as Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecium, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida albicans and Candida glabrata (1).
The assay uses fluorescent-labeled PNA to target the species-specific rRNA in microbes (S aureus, (10-1) Candida albicans, (12-15) Candida glabrata, (16) Enterococsus facealis, and other Enterococci (17) including Enterococcus faecium [OE]), rendering the target cells fluorescent and easily observed using microscope equipment already present in most laboratories.
And women whose symptoms are caused by the nonalbicans strain Candida glabrata will probably respond to vaginal boric acid and/or flucytosine, said Dr.
Urine microscopy detected yeast, subsequently identified as Candida glabrata by urine culture, and the patient was treated with fluconazole.
Details regarding these experiments can be found in two posters, available on MethylGene's web site, presented at ICAAC entitled, "Synergism of Histone Deacetylase (HDAC) Inhibitors with Ketoconazole in Candida albicans and Candida glabrata.
The four fungal species strains of Candida used were Candida albicans LHN 099, Candida glabrata LHN 093, Candida krusei LHN 063 and Candida tropicalis LHN 098.
announces the availability of data on identification of Candida albicans and Candida glabrata directly from positive blood culture bottles, via a dual-color PNA FISH(TM) assay.