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What is Candidiasis?

What is Candidiasis?

Candidiasis is a yeast infection that is caused by a fungal microorganism, most often the fungus Candida albicans. ...more »

  • Candidiasis: Fungal infection of moist areas such as mouth or vagina.
  • Candidiasis: A unicellular budding fungus which is the principal pathogenic species causing CANDIDIASIS (moniliasis).
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Candidiasis: an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans).
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Candidiasis: Introduction

Types of Candidiasis:

Types of Candidiasis:

Broader types of Candidiasis:

How serious is Candidiasis?

Complications of Candidiasis: see complications of Candidiasis

What causes Candidiasis?

Causes of Candidiasis: see causes of Candidiasis
Risk factors for Candidiasis: see risk factors for Candidiasis

What are the symptoms of Candidiasis?

Symptoms of Candidiasis: see symptoms of Candidiasis

Complications of Candidiasis: see complications of Candidiasis

Can anyone else get Candidiasis?

More information: see contagiousness of Candidiasis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Candidiasis

Candidiasis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Candidiasis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Candidiasis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Candidiasis: see treatments for Candidiasis
Alternative treatments for Candidiasis: see alternative treatments for Candidiasis
Research for Candidiasis: see research for Candidiasis

Society issues for Candidiasis


Hospitalization statistics for Candidiasis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Candidiasis:

  • 0.021% (2,699) of hospital consultant episodes were for candidiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 81% of hospital consultant episodes for candidiasis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45% of hospital consultant episodes for candidiasis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for candidiasis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 51% of hospital consultant episodes for candidiasis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5.7 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for candidiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for candidiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Candidiasis:

Organs and body systems related to Candidiasis include:

Name and Aliases of Candidiasis

Main name of condition: Candidiasis

Class of Condition for Candidiasis: parasite fungal

Other names or spellings for Candidiasis:

Candida, Candida albicans, Moniliasis, Candidosis, Oidomycosis, Yeast infection

Polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type 1, Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1, APS1, Autoimmune polyendocrinopathy-candidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy syndrome, Candida albicans Source - Diseases Database

Moniliasis, Monilia disease
Source - WordNet 2.1

Candidiasis: Related Conditions

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