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

Cream-coloredpasty and glistening colonies of Candida albicans on Sabouraud-Dextroseagar (SDA) plate

Introduction Candida is a genus of yeast that is commonly found in the environment and is also a part of the normal microbial flora in the human body. The most well-known species within this genus is Candida albicans, although there are over 20 different species …

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