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Candida

 [kan´dĭ-dah]
a genus of yeastlike fungi that are commonly part of the normal flora of the mouth, skin, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections. C. al´bicans is the usual pathogen in humans. See also candidiasis.

Candida

(kan'did-ă),
A genus of yeastlike fungi, formerly called Monilia, commonly found in nature; a few species are isolated from the skin, feces, and vaginal and pharyngeal tissue, but the gastrointestinal tract is the source of the single most important species, Candida albicans. Formerly called Monilia.
[L. candidus, dazzling white]

candida

(kăn′dĭ-də)
n.
Any of various fungi of the genus Candida that are found especially on the skin and in the mucous membranes of the mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina and that may become pathogenic, such as C. albicans, the causative agent of thrush.

Can·di·da

(kan'di-dă)
A genus of yeast fungi found in nature; a few species are isolated from the skin, feces, and vaginal and pharyngeal tissue, but the gastrointestinal tract is the primary source of the single most important species, C. albicans.
[L. candidus, dazzling white]

candida

Any yeast-like fungus species of the genus Candida especially CANDIDA ALBICANS.

Candida

A yeast-like fungal organism.

Can·di·da

(kan'di-dă)
Common genus of yeastlike fungi; species are isolated from the skin, feces, and vaginal and pharyngeal tissue, but gastrointestinal tract is the source of the most important species.
[L. candidus, dazzling white]
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Candida species###Antifungal drug###MIC(g/ml)###No.(%) of resistant isolates(CLSI)
One easy way to detect candida infection immediately is by checking your stools.
While the subject vehicle appears in paper to be privately owned by her, Candida said it is actually serving the municipality.
According to Candida, the evidence presented against them and the testimonies of a witness - a former city council member - has not proven that the government was disadvantaged in the project.
Broth Microdilution (BMD) method: To obtain MIC values of fluconazole, green tea and quince leaf for Candida strains, BMD method was applied by using L-glutamine, bicarbonate free, RPMI 1640 medium (Sigma Chemical Co., St Louis, Mo., USA) according to CLSI M27-A3 suggestions (14).
In 10 (45%) patients, at least one other organism was identified in the same blood culture set as the one that yielded Candida spp.
The colonies from SDA plate were subjected to Gram stain to confirm the growth of candida and were further subtyped by streaking on Hichrome Candida differential agar (HiMedia, India) and incubated at 37[degrees]C for 24-48 hours.
Candida overgrowth in the gut can easily affect not only the digestive system but all other systems, as well, including the circulatory, nervous, endocrine, respiratory and lymphatic systems.
Cell suspensions of Candida spp strains were prepared in RPMI medium and adjusted to give final inoculum concentrations of 0.5x[10.sup.3]--2.5x[10.sup.3] CFU/ml.
The respiratory tract is frequently colonized with Candida species, especially in hospitalised patients.
"It's a lifeline for diabetics and for parents who don't want their children drinking sugary drinks," said Candida, 47.
Currently, there are several methodologies for the identification of yeasts, some using chromogenic medias such as CHROMagar[TM] Candida, that allow a presumptive identification of the most common and relevant clinical species (C.