Candida tropicalis in human disease.

  title={Candida tropicalis in human disease.},
  author={Louis Y A Chai and David William Denning and Peter A. Warn},
  journal={Critical reviews in microbiology},
  volume={36 4},
Candida tropicalis is one of the more common Candida causing human disease in tropical countries; the frequency of invasive disease varies by geography causing 3--66% of candidaemia. C. tropicalis is taxonomically close to C. albicans and shares many pathogenic traits. C. tropicalis is particularly virulent in neutropenic hosts commonly with hematogenous seeding to peripheral organs. For candidaemia and invasive candidiasis amphotericin B or an echinocandin are recommended as first-line… CONTINUE READING

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