an opportunistic species that occasionally causes human disease and has been isolated from nails and pulmonary specimens. Formerly called Candida pseudotropicalis.
Candida tropicalis var tropicalisA fungus that is an opportunistic pathogen in patients with impaired innate immunity, bone marrow transplantation or neoplasia, especially associated with surgery or indwelling devices, and accompanied by multidrug resistance.
Endocarditis, meningitis, osteomyelitis, pneumonia, spondylodiscitis, rupture of hollow organs (e.g., stomach, bladder).
7. Candida tropicalis.