Emergence of non-albicans Candida species in critical care patients of a tertiary care hospital

@inproceedings{Kaur2016EmergenceON,
  title={Emergence of non-albicans Candida species in critical care patients of a tertiary care hospital},
  author={Jaskiran Kaur and Poonam Sharma and Sarbjeet Sharma},
  year={2016}
}
Introduction: Candida species are the most common cause of opportunistic fungal infections, resulting in a variety of manifestations ranging from mucocutaneous lesions to life-threatening invasive diseases, particularly in immunocompromised patients. Although C.albicans is most common cause of candidiasis, a shift towards non-albicans Candida species is evident in recent years. The transition of Candida spp. from commensal to a potent pathogen is facilitated by a number of virulence factors viz… CONTINUE READING

Tables from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 22 REFERENCES

Candida species and Blastoschizomyces capitus

E Segal, D. Elad
  • Topley & Wilson’s Microbiology and Microbial Infections. Arnold, London. 9th ed
  • 2016
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

Prevalence and drug resistance pattern of Candida species in Pediatrics patients in Tertiary care hospital, North India

Suneel Bhooshan, Dr Ankur Goyal, Dr Arti Agrawal, Vinay Verma
  • Journal Of Microbiology and Biomedical Research
  • 2015
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

A review of Candida species causing blood stream infection

S Giri, A J.Kindo
  • Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology
  • 2012
VIEW 1 EXCERPT