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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Trichophyton mentagrophytes: Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Colony morphology of Trichophyton mentagrophytes on dermatophyte test medium (DTM) plate and tube

Introduction Trichophyton mentagrophytes is a dermatophyte fungus belonging to the genus Trichophyton, which is known for causing various skin infections in humans and animals. It is an anthropophilic fungus, meaning it primarily infects humans, but it can also infect animals like rodents and domesticated pets. …

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