Candida parapsilosis


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Candida parapsilosis

a species of limited pathogenicity that may cause endocarditis, paronychia, and otitis externa.

Can·di·da par·ap·si·lo·sis

(kan'di-dă par'ăp-si-lō'sis)
A yeast species that has become a significant cause of sepsis and of wound and tissue infections in immunocompromised patients.

Candida parapsilosis

A Candida species that causes serious infections, most often identified in surgical or traumatic wound patients, critically ill newborns, and patients with indwelling devices.
See also: Candida
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As to the correspondence between CHROMagar Candida and multiplex PCR, it was found that the pink colonies could correspond to Candida krusei and Candida parapsilosis and that in regarding blue colonies, one was not identified as Candida tropicalis.
Candida parapsilosis: epidemiology, pathogenicity, clinical manifestations and antimicrobial susceptibility.
Various trials have revealed that Candida albicans remains, the most common fungal agent associated with invasive candida infection (ICI) regardless of age (55%), followed by Candida parapsilosis, Candida tropicalis, Candida glabrata, and krusei17.
Although Candida albicans is the predominant species isolated from vaginal samples (85-95%), Candida non-albicans (CNA) species have been reported with increasing frequency, mainly Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis, Candida tropicalis and Candida krusei (BAUTERS et al., 2002; LOPESCONSOLARO et al., 2004).
There are however a number of cases in the literature reporting fungal organisms causing MOE, including Asperigillus species (6-8), Candida parapsilosis (9), Candida ciferri, Pseudoallescheria boydii, Malassezia sympodialis and Scedosporium apiospermum (5,10).
(1983) Immunochemical determinant of Candida parapsilosis. Carbohydr.
Oxidative burst and phagocytosis of neonatal neutrophils confronting Candida albicans and Candida parapsilosis. Early Hum Dev.
(2,4) Although C albicans is most often responsible for disease in pet birds, Candida parapsilosis and Candida tropicalis also have been cultured from lesions in affected birds.
albicans correspondieron a cuarenta (40) Candida parapsilosis, doce (12) Candida tropicalis, nueve (9) Candida guilliermondii, cinco (5) Candida famata, tres (3) Candida glabrata, y una (1) Candida krusei (Figura 1).
Candida parapsilosis fungemia in neonates: genotyping results suggest healthcare workers hands as source, and review of published studies.