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Candidiasis

Medical Mycology

Systemic Mycoses Caused by Opportunistic Fungi

  1. Esther Segal PhD Professor of Microbiology and Mycology, Head1,
  2. Daniel Elad DVM PhD Head2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0157

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Segal, E. and Elad, D. 2010. Candidiasis. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tel-Aviv University, Department of Human Microbiology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel

  2. 2

    Kimron Veterinary Institute, Division of Bacteriological and Mycological, Laboratories, Bet Dagan, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Historic Notes
  • 2
    Taxonomic Comments
  • 3
    Mycological Characteristics
  • 4
    Ecology and Epidemiology
  • 5
    Pathogenicity and Pathogenesis
  • 6
    Antigenicity, Immune Response, and Immunity
  • 7
    Pathology and Histopathology
  • 8
    Clinical Entities
  • 9
    Animal Disease
  • 10
    Laboratory Diagnosis
  • 11
    Treatment

Keywords:

  • Candidiasis;
  • mycological characteristics;
  • genus Candida, 200 species associated with pathology in humans or animals;
  • Candida infection, oral candidiasis (thrush);
  • C. guilliermondii-C. guilliermondii var. guilliermondii and C. guilliermondii var. membranaefaciens;
  • Candida albicans-true- and pseudomycelium, grape-like groups of blastospores;
  • Candidiasis pathogenesis ;
  • chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis