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Candida

Introduction: Candida

Description of Candida

Candida (medical condition): Fungal infection of moist areas such as mouth or vagina...more »

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Candidiasis:
  »Introduction: Candidiasis
  »Symptoms of Candidiasis
  »Causes of Candidiasis
  »Treatments for Candidiasis

Candida: genus of yeast-like mitosporic fungi characterized by producing yeast cells, mycelia, pseudomycelia, and blastophores; commonly part of the normal flora of the skin, mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections, including candidiasis.
Source: CRISP

Candida: 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 (CANDIDIASIS, VULVOVAGINAL), and thrush (see CANDIDIASIS, ORAL). (From Dorland, 28th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Candida: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Candida:

Candida as a Disease

Candida: Another name for Candidiasis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Candidiasis
  »Symptoms of Candidiasis
  »Causes of Candidiasis
  »Treatments for Candidiasis

Candida: Related Diseases

Candida: Candida is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Candida

Some of the causes of Candida are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Candida (Candidiasis)

Some of the symptoms of Candida incude:

Treatments for Candida (Candidiasis)

Treatments for Candida (Candidiasis) include:

Treatment of Candida: For more treatment information about Candida, see treatment of Candidiasis (Candida)

Candida as a Symptom

Candida (symptom): Fungal infection often called thrush...more »

Candida (symptom): See Candida (symptom information).

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Candida: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Candida:

Terms associated with Candida:

Terms Similar to Candida:

  • Candida utilis
  • Monilia
  • Torulopsis utilis

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Candida:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Candida

Source - MeSH 2007

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Other terms that may be related to Candida:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Candida

The following list attempts to classify Candida into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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