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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Assessment of drug susceptibility of Candida glabrata strains Drug Susceptibility to antibiotic high susceptibility low susceptibility Hand 5-fluorocytosine 100 64.
Prevalence of Candida glabrata and its response to boric acid vaginal suppositories in comparison with oral fluconazole in patients with diabetes and vulvovaginal candidiasis.
88% Candida glabrata, 75%, Candida kefyr & Candida krusei and 100% by Candida dubliniensis.
None of the azoles do well with Candida glabrata," observed Dr.
Of the 25 culture-positive specimens, 17 grew C albicans, 5 grew Candida glabrata, 2 grew Candida tropicalis, and 1 grew both C albicans and C tropicalis.
Resistance to fluconazole was seen with all isolates of Candida glabrata and one isolate of Candida parapsilosis.
Literature also suggests that Candida Glabrata and Candida Krusie are often non-responsive to fluconazole, but are susceptible to itraconazole.
The combination was also very synergistic against clinical isolates of Candida glabrata and no antagonism was detected.
Microorganism Source material Opportunistic mycosis Candida albicans I hemoculture Candida albicans II urine culture MC Candida albicans III hemoculture 37203 Candida albicans IV hemoculture 37204 Candida albicans V hemoculture 15564 Candida albicans VI hemoculture 16655 Candida albicans VII hemoculture 1999 Candida glabrata I penis swab (candidemia by C.
The predominant etiologic agents in feet were Trichophyton rubrum 8 (36%), Trichophyton mentagrophytes 1 (4%), Rhodotorula 8 (36%), Trichosporon 2 (9%), Candida glabrata 2 (9%), Candida albicans 1 (4%), while Trichophyton verrucosum 8 (88%) and Trichophyton mentagrophytes 1 (12%) were identified in scalp samples.
The frequency of VVC caused by other Candida species, such as Candida tropicalis, Candida glabrata, and Candida krusei is increasing, especially in HIV-infected women.
Los miembros del genero Candida son por lo general sensibles a los Antimicoticos comunes como la Nistatina y la Anfotericina B que son Polienos y los Azoles como el Fluconazol y el Ketoconazol, pero en los ultimos anos se ha observado la aparicion de resistencia a estos medicamentos, especialmente las especies de Candida no albicans como la Candida tropicalis, Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis, etc.