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