candidiasis

Infection by Candida albicans > Candida albicans, common on mucous membranes ('Thrush'), but in immunosuppressed patients can opportunistically infect many tissues.

Candidiasis

Candidiasis, thrush, or yeast infection is a fungal infection (mycosis) of any species from the genus Candida (one genus of yeasts). Candida albicans is the most common agent of candidiasis in humans. It is also technically known as candidosis, moniliasis, and oidiomycosis. Candidiasis encompasses infections that range from superficial, such as or...
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candidiasis

(kan″dĭ-diĀ“ә-sis) infection by fungi of the genus Candida, generally C. albicans. The most common sites are the skin, oral mucosa (thrush), respiratory tract (bronchopulmonary candidiasis), endocardium (Candida endocarditis) and vagina (vulvovaginal candidiasis). Occasionally there may be a systemic candidal ...
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candidiasis

[n] - an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)
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candidiasis

<gastroenterology, microbiology, oncology> Infection with a fungus of the genus Candida. ... It is usually a superficial infection of the moist cutaneous areas of the body and is generally caused by Candida albicans, it most commonly involves the skin (dermatocandidiasis), oral mucous membranes (oral candidiasis), respiratory tract (bronchoca...
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candidiasis

moniliasis noun an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)
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Candidiasis

(also called yeast infection) a skin infection caused by yeast that can occur in the skin folds, the navel, vagina, penis, mouth, and nail beds.
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Candidiasis

(also called yeast infection) a skin infection caused by yeast that can occur in the skin folds, navel, vagina, penis, mouth, and nail beds.
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candidiasis

A condition in which Candida albicans, a type of yeast, grows out of control in moist skin areas of the body. It is usually a result of a weakened immune system, but can be a side effect of chemotherapy or treatment with antibiotics. Candidiasis usually affects the mouth (oral candidiasis); however, rarely, it spreads throughout the entire body. Al...
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CANDIDIASIS

A relatively uncommon infection of skin and mucous membranes of the oral cavity, respiratory tract, and genital area of horses, caused by yeast of the genus Candida.
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Candidiasis

a yeast infection caused by the fungus Candida albicans; occurs most often in the vagina, but also in the mouth, on moist skin, or on the penis
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Candidiasis

Also called Yeast Infection, is a fungus skin infection occurring in the mouth, skin folds, navel, genitals, and nail beds.
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Candidiasis

an infection caused by Candida albicans, a normal commensal of the mouth; also called 'thrush';
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Candidiasis

An infection of the vagina that is caused by a type of yeast called Candida albicans. Candidiasis is more common during the second trimester of pregnancy. Candidiasis occurs when the normal levels of acid and yeast in the vagina are out of balance, which allows yeast to overgrow. Symptoms of candidiasis include itching, burning, redness and a w...
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Candidiasis

An infection that is caused by fungi of the genus Candida. It exists normally in the gastrointestinal tract. An infection usually occurs when the fungus suddenly overgrows because of surgery or some other changes in the body.
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candidiasis

candidiasis (kăn"didī'usis) , infection of the mucous membranes caused by the fungus Candida albicans. Other terms for candidiasis are yeast infection, moniliasis (after a former name of the fungal genus), and thrush, the latter term usually being reserved for infection of the mu...
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Candidiasis

Candidiasis is a mild infection caused by the Candida fungus, which lives naturally in the gastrointestinal tract. Infection occurs when a change in the body, such as surgery, causes the fungus to overgrow suddenly.
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Candidiasis

Candidiasis: Overgrowth of the C. albicans yeast in the gastrointestinal tract, or infection of other body areas with this yeast. Vaginal yeast infections, some forms of diaper rash and other skin rashes that emerge in moist, warm areas of skin, and thrush (a condition characterized by patches of white inside the mouth and/or throat) are all forms ...
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Candidiasis

Cutaneous infection with Candida albicans causes pustule formation, erythema, and sometimes scaling. Candida grows, as do other yeasts and fungi, preferentially in a moist, warm environment. In the mouth, where it is known as thrush, there is an intensive inflammatory reaction with white exudates. Thrush is most common in very young children and th...
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Candidiasis

Generally, a disorder caused by Candida (Monilia) albicans.
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candidiasis

infection with a fungus of the genus Candida. It is usually a superficial infection of the moist cutaneous areas of the body, and is generally caused by C. albicans; it most commonly involves the skin (dermatocandidiasis), oral mucous membranes (thrush, def. 1), respiratory tract (bronchocandidiasis), and vagina (vaginitis). Rarely there is a sys.....
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candidiasis

infectious disease produced by the yeastlike fungus Candida albicans and closely related species. A common inhabitant of the mouth, vagina, and ... [4 related articles]
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Candidiasis

See Candida albicans: This is a type of yeast that is found on the skin and the mucous membranes of the body. Many broad-spectrum antibiotics do not affect Candida albicans which can lead to an overgrowth ( candidiasis ).
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candidiasis

Type: Term Pronunciation: kan′di-dī′ă-sis Definitions: 1. Infection with, or disease caused by, Candida, especially C. albicans. This disease usually results from debilitation (as in immunosuppression and especially AIDS), physiologic change, prolonged administration of antibiotics, and iatrogenic and barrier breakage. Synonym...
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