Candida krusei


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Related to Candida krusei: Candida albicans, Candida glabrata

Candida krusei

a fluconazole-resistant species of Candida.

Candida krusei

an extremely rare non-albicans species of Candida occasionally associated with candidiasis, esophagitis, endocarditis, and vaginitis.

Candida krusei

A Candida species responsible for bloodborne, cardiac, and ocular infections, esp. in immunocompromised patients. It is resistant to fluconazole.
See also: Candida
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In our study, out of 7 isolates Candida krusei showed sensitivity to Voriconazole, Caspofungin, Micafungin and Amphotericin B were 85% each, Flucytosine and Fluconazole were 15% each.
Antifungal activity was carried out against Candida albicans, Candida glabrata, Candida krusei and Candida tropicalis.
Candida krusei, a multidrugresistant opportunistic fungal pathogen: geographic and temporal trends from the ARTEMIS DISK Antifungal Surveillance Program.
In addition, seventy-one clinical isolates each of Candida tropicalis, Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis, and Candida krusei were also tested for colony characteristics on tobacco agar.
Feed contamination with Candida krusei as a probable source of mycotic mastitis in dairy cows.
Las otras dos cepas, Candida krusei ATCC6258 y Candida parapsilosis ATCC22019 sirvieron de control interno para que los laboratorios evaluados validaran sus propios resultados antes de enviarlos al laboratorio evaluador externo.
Purified genomic DNA (1 ng) from Neisseria meningitides (ATCC-13077), Listeria monocytogenes (CCRI-4862), and Candida krusei (ATCC28870) were PCR-amplified with a PTC-200 thermocycler (Bio-Rad Laboratories; 1 min at 94 [degrees]C, then 40 cycles of 1 s at 95 [degrees]C for the denaturation step, 10 s at 60 [degrees]C for the annealing step, and 20 s at 72 [degrees]C for the extension step) in a PCR reaction mixture containing 50 mmol/L Tris-HCl at pH 9.
Quality control was ensured by testing the CLSI recommended quality control strains Candida parapsilopsis ATCC 22019 (MIC range 2-8 [micro]g/ ml) and Candida krusei ATCC 6258 (MIC range 16-64 [micro]g/ml).
Abstract: An 81-year-old female received voriconazole in a 7-day treatment course for a symptomatic Candida krusei urinary tract infection.
And Candida glabrata and Candida krusei are both resistant to fluconazole (Diflucan) treatment.
According to the manufacturer, the cross-reactivity of Candigen with other closely related Candida species ranges from less than 10% for Candida krusei to 75% for C tropicalis.
We found that the activity of Candida krusei isolated from hand surfaces was higher compared with strains isolated from phone surfaces, for which statistically significant differences were shown for enzymes such as alkaline phosphatase, cystine arylamidase and acid phosphatase, and lower activity for naphthol phosphohydrolase and N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosidase.