Candidiasis-Introduction, Types, Signs and Symptoms, Causative Agent, Laboratory Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control, and Keynotes

Candida albicans growth on SDA after 2 days of incubation

Introduction Candidiasis is an infection caused by Candida fungi, commonly Candida albicans. These fungi naturally live on the skin and inside the body, like in the mouth, throat, gut, and vagina, without causing problems. However, if the environment inside the body changes or the immune …

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Scedosporium: Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Scedosporium colony morphology on Sabouraud dextrose agar (SDA) of clinical specimen, pus culture

Introduction Scedosporium is a genus of fungi that belongs to the phylum Ascomycota. It is a medically important group of molds known for their ability to cause a wide range of infections in humans. The genus was first described in 1913 by Paul Vuillemin and …

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