Candidiasis: Predisposing Factors, Prevention, Diagnosis and Alternative Treatment

  title={Candidiasis: Predisposing Factors, Prevention, Diagnosis and Alternative Treatment},
  author={N. Martins and I. C. Ferreira and L. Barros and S{\'o}nia Silva and M. Henriques},
  • N. Martins, I. C. Ferreira, +2 authors M. Henriques
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Mycopathologia
  • Candidiasis is the most common opportunistic yeast infection. Candida species and other microorganisms are involved in this complicated fungal infection, but Candida albicans continues to be the most prevalent. In the past two decades, it has been observed an abnormal overgrowth in the gastrointestinal, urinary and respiratory tracts, not only in immunocompromised patients, but also related to nosocomial infections and even in healthy individuals. There is a widely variety of causal factors… CONTINUE READING

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