a species of fungus that is part of the normal flora of the human mouth, gut, and urinary tract but that in weak or immunocompromised patients may cause opportunistic infections such as meningitis, pneumonia, cystitis, and fungemia. Formerly called Candida glabrata.
Torulopsis glabrataA yeast-like saprobic fungus, with features of Candida and Cryptococcus, which may rarely cause opportunistic infections in immunocompromised hosts Clinical Spiking fever, hypotension, UTI, fungemia
Torulopsis glabrata(tor″ū-lŏp′sis glă-brăt′ă)
The former name for the fungus now known as Candida glabrata.
a genus of ascomycetous yeasts, now obsolete. Species are now classified as Candida, Cryptococcus, Histoplasma, or Rhodotorula.