Candida lusitaniae


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Related to Candida lusitaniae: Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis

Candida lusitaniae

an extremely rare species that causes opportunistic infections in humans. This species often demonstrates resistance to amphotericin B, the major antifungal antimicrobial used to treat invasive infections and mycoses.

Candida lusitaniae

A Candida species that causes serious infections in immunocompromised (e.g., neutropenic) patients. It is often resistant to treatment with amphotericin B.
See also: Candida
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2003) Existence of novel 0-1,2 linkage-containing side chain in the mannan of Candida lusitaniae, antigenically related to Candida albicans serotype A.
Las excepciones son Candida lusitaniae (ver cuadro 2) y algunos patogenos emergentes como Trichosporon asahii, Fusarium spp.
90] of C albicans, Candida krusei, C glabrata, Candida parapsilosis, C tropicalls, Candida lusitaniae, and Candida kefyr for fluconazole was 0.
Peritoneal fluid culture grew Pantoea agglomerans, Stomatococcus species, Viridans streptococci, and Candida lusitaniae.