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


a genus of yeast, commonly part of the normal flora of the mouth, skin, intestinal tract and vagina, but can cause a variety of diseases. Most infections are associated with predisposing factors, particularly immune suppression. Only C. albicans is commonly associated with disease. See also candidiasis.

Candida albicans
causes thrush in the mouth, crop, proventriculus and the gizzard of birds, and stomatitis, pneumonia and miscellaneous infections in other species. See candidiasis. Previously called Monilia albicans.
Candida glabrata, Candida guilliermondii, Candida krusei, Candida pseudotropicalis, Candida rugosa, Candida tropicalis
have been associated with mastitis in cattle.
Candida parapsilosis
associated with necrotizing placentitis and abortion in cattle.
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A Naturally Occurring Proline-to-Alanine Amino Acid Change in Fks1p in Candida parapsilosis, Candida orthopsilosis, and Candida metapsilosis Accounts for Reduced Echinocandin Susceptibility.
Additionally, we found that devices used for IV medication storage and administration were contaminated with Candida parapsilosis.
Candida parapsilosis particularly affects critically ill neonates and ICU patients, likely because of its association with parenteral nutrition and central catheter lines [11,12].
Candida parapsilosis es un hongo levaduriforme, ubicuo, comensal del tejido epitelial y mucosas del humano, que no habia sido considerado como un patogeno importante, hasta que se aislo de infecciones severas en pacientes inmunocomprometidos y drogadictos (1).
Exploring the in vitro resistance of Candida parapsilosis to echinocandins.
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Candida albicans ATCC 90028 and Candida parapsilosis ATCC 96142 were used as controls.
The standard strain Candida parapsilosis (American Type Culture Collection [ATCC] 22019), Candida krusei (ATCC 6258), and C.
Common fungi causing conjunctivitis are: Candida albicans, Candida parapsilosis, Candida tropicalis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Coccidioides immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Rhinosporidium seeberi, Sporothrix schenckii, etc.
pneumoniae, beta-hemolytic streptococci LOT 12 - VITEK saline solution LOT 13 - Etest strips to confirm or rule detection of Amp C LOT 14 - Etest strips to confirm or rule matalo- detection of beta-lactamase LOT 15 - Enterobacter Hormaechei (ATCC 700 323) LOT 16 - Stenotrophomonas Maltophylia (ATCC 17666) LOT 17 - Casseliflavus Enterococcus (ATCC 700 327) LOT 18 - Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 29213) LOT 19 - Streptococcus pneumoniae (ATCC 49 619) LOT 20 - Candida parapsilosis (ATCC 22019) LOT 21 - Candida albicans (ATCC 14053) LOT 22 - Klebsiela pneumoniae (ATCC 700 603)