Candida lusitaniae

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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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