Candida albicans

Most yeasts that proliferate by budding or division have a tubular form.

Candida albicans is a yeast-like, monocellular, budding fungus, which is a member of the Cryptococcaceae family.

It may trigger superficial mycoses of skin and mucous membranes, and life-threatening organ mycoses.

Antifungal drug resistance has been observed.

The main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects.

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