MB:- 603 CLINICAL DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY
UNIT:-4 EPIDEMIOLOGY AND MICROBIAL AGENTS OF DISEASE
4.2 CANDIDA ALBICANS
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B. Pathogenesis and clinical features
C. Laboratory Diagnosis
Candida Albicans also known as CANDIDIASIS.
It is yeast like fungi.
It is unicellular
Reproduction :- Budding and Fission.
Microscopic Appearance:- Spherical, oval form (in tissue)
Kingdom :- Fungi
Family :- Saccharomycetaceae
Species :- C. Albicuns
Distribution : Candida species are normally found on skin
surface and mucos.
Candida sp. Mostly grow in warm and moise area.
CANDIDOSIS ( CANDIDIASIS / MONILIASIS)
Candidosis refers to an infection of skin mucosa and rarly of the
A yeast infection of the vagina and tissues.
Very rarely, yeast infections may become invasive, spreading to
other parts of the body.
B :- PATHOGENESIS AND CLINICAL FEATURES
Common lesions are varginities:- acidic discharge ( frequently
Oral thrush:- creamy whitch patches apper on the tounge or