Candida parapsilosis

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Candida parapsilosis

a species of limited pathogenicity that may cause endocarditis, paronychia, and otitis externa.

Can·di·da par·ap·si·lo·sis

(kan'di-dă par'ăp-si-lō'sis)
A yeast species that has become a significant cause of sepsis and of wound and tissue infections in immunocompromised patients.

Candida parapsilosis

A Candida species that causes serious infections, most often identified in surgical or traumatic wound patients, critically ill newborns, and patients with indwelling devices.
See also: Candida


a genus of yeast, commonly part of the normal flora of the mouth, skin, intestinal tract and vagina, but can cause a variety of diseases. Most infections are associated with predisposing factors, particularly immune suppression. Only C. albicans is commonly associated with disease. See also candidiasis.

Candida albicans
causes thrush in the mouth, crop, proventriculus and the gizzard of birds, and stomatitis, pneumonia and miscellaneous infections in other species. See candidiasis. Previously called Monilia albicans.
Candida glabrata, Candida guilliermondii, Candida krusei, Candida pseudotropicalis, Candida rugosa, Candida tropicalis
have been associated with mastitis in cattle.
Candida parapsilosis
associated with necrotizing placentitis and abortion in cattle.
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Comparison of Candida parapsilosis, Candida orthopsilosis, and Candida metapsilosis adhesive properties and pathogenicity.
Correlation between biofilm formation and the hypoxic response in Candida parapsilosis.
The product of this amplification was submitted to a second PCR using CTSR and species-specific oligonucleotide primers of species more frequently isolated from clinical specimen: Candida albicans (CADET, 5'-ATTGCTTGCGGCGGTAACGTCC-3'), Candida glabrata (CGDET, 5'-TAGGTTTTACCAAC TCGGTGTT-3'), Candida parapsilosis (CPDET, 5'-TCTTTTCCTCCGCTTAT TGATATGC-3'), and Candida tropicalis (CTDET, 5'-ATTTTGCTAGTGGCC-3').
Sphingomonas paucimobilis, Cryseobacterium meningosepticum, Cryseobactenium indologenes, Flavimonas arzyihabitans, Flavobacterium odoratum, Aeromonas hydrophila, Chromobacterium violaceum, tanimlanamayan nonfermentatif gram negatif basil, (3) Candida krusei, Candida tropicalis, Candida parapsilosis, Candida glabrata, Candida kefyr, Candida famata, Candida sake, Candida guilliermondii, Candida lusitaniae, Candida pelliculosa, Candida spp.
1983) Immunochemical determinant of Candida parapsilosis.
Oxidative burst and phagocytosis of neonatal neutrophils confronting Candida albicans and Candida parapsilosis.
2,4) Although C albicans is most often responsible for disease in pet birds, Candida parapsilosis and Candida tropicalis also have been cultured from lesions in affected birds.
albicans correspondieron a cuarenta (40) Candida parapsilosis, doce (12) Candida tropicalis, nueve (9) Candida guilliermondii, cinco (5) Candida famata, tres (3) Candida glabrata, y una (1) Candida krusei (Figura 1).
Several saprophytic fungi have been isolated from water in hemodialysis centers, including Trichoderma, Cladosporium, Aspergillus, Fusarium, Penicillum, Verticillium, Chrysosporium, Acremonium, and Candida parapsilosis.
Candida parapsilosis fungemia in neonates: genotyping results suggest healthcare workers hands as source, and review of published studies.
These Candida species; Candida tropicalis, Candida parapsilosis, Candida glabrata, and Candida krusei are of increasing significance as they tend to be more resistant to antifungal agents (2-4).