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Descriptor in English: Candida
Descriptor in Spanish: Candida
Descriptor in Portuguese: Candida
Descriptor in French: Candida
Entry term(s): Candida auris
Candida utilis
Candidas
Monilia
Monilias
Torulopsis utilis
Tree number(s): B01.300.107.795.095
B01.300.381.147
B01.300.930.176
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
DeCS UI: 2207
Descriptor UI: D002175
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
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
Candida utilis - Narrower
Concept UI M0003255
Preferred term Candida utilis
Entry term(s) Torulopsis utilis



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