39. Yeast Infections

  1. Dolores Gavier-Widén2,3,
  2. J. Paul Duff4 and
  3. Anna Meredith5
  1. Claudia Cafarchia D B. Sci., PhD

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch39

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

How to Cite

Cafarchia, C. (2012) Yeast Infections, in Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (eds D. Gavier-Widén, J. P. Duff and A. Meredith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch39

Editor Information

  1. 2

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 3

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 4

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

  4. 5

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Veterinary Public Health, University of Bari, Valenzano (Bari), Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199056

Online ISBN: 9781118342442



  • yeast infections;
  • yeasts, eukaryotic, unicellular, developing blastoconidia;
  • yeasts classified into Ascomycota or Basidiomycota phyla;
  • candida infections, yeasts as commensal organisms;
  • Candida spp., host defence impairment for clinical infection;
  • diagnosis, histopathological and fungal culture;
  • Cryptococcus, fungal genus, C. neoformans and C. gattii;
  • Malassezia spp., lipophilic, non-mycelial, unipolar, yeasts;
  • Malassezia in dermatitis/otitis, yeast pathogenic role unknown;
  • Cryptococcus spp., systemic fungal in humans/animals


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