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Descriptor English: Candida
Descriptor Spanish: Candida
Descriptor Portuguese: Candida
Descriptor French: Candida
Entry term(s): Candida auris
Candida guilliermondii var. nitratophila
Candida utilis
Candidas
Cyberlindnera jadinii
Hansenula jadinii
Lindnera jadinii
Monilia
Monilias
Pichia jadinii
Saccharomyces jadinii
Torula utilis
Torulopsis utilis
Tree number(s): B01.300.107.795.095
B01.300.381.147
B01.300.930.176
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002175
Scope note: A genus of yeast-like mitosporic Saccharomycetales fungi characterized by producing yeast cells, mycelia, pseudomycelia, and blastophores. It is commonly part of the normal flora of the skin, mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections, including CANDIDIASIS; ONYCHOMYCOSIS; VULVOVAGINAL CANDIDIASIS; and CANDIDIASIS, ORAL (THRUSH).
Annotation: infection = CANDIDIASIS or its indentions
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: TORULOPSIS was heading 1974-85
DeCS ID: 2207
Unique ID: D002175
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Candida - Preferred
Concept UI M0003254
Scope note A genus of yeast-like mitosporic Saccharomycetales fungi characterized by producing yeast cells, mycelia, pseudomycelia, and blastophores. It is commonly part of the normal flora of the skin, mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections, including CANDIDIASIS; ONYCHOMYCOSIS; VULVOVAGINAL CANDIDIASIS; and CANDIDIASIS, ORAL (THRUSH).
Preferred term Candida
Entry term(s) Candidas
Monilia
Monilias
Candida auris - Narrower
Concept UI M000623414
Preferred term Candida auris
Cyberlindnera jadinii - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000683678
Preferred term Cyberlindnera jadinii
Entry term(s) Candida guilliermondii var. nitratophila
Candida utilis
Hansenula jadinii
Lindnera jadinii
Pichia jadinii
Saccharomyces jadinii
Torula utilis
Torulopsis utilis



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