Torulopsis glabrata

Torulopsis glabrata

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 glabrata

A 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.

Torulopsis

a genus of ascomycetous yeasts, now obsolete. Species are now classified as Candida, Cryptococcus, Histoplasma, or Rhodotorula.

Torulopsis glabrata
see Candidaglabrata.
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Multivariate analysis of cellular carbohydrates and fatty acids of Candida albicans, Torulopsis glabrata and Saccharomyces serevisiae.
Fungemia caused by certain nonpathogenic strains of the family Cryptococcaceae: report of two cases due to Rhodotorula and Torulopsis glabrata.
coli (S) (12) Caruana et al, 1990 (11) Torulopsis glabrata (PF) Moosvi et al, 1990 (10) S.