Virulence in Candida species.

  title={Virulence in Candida species.},
  author={Ken Haynes},
  journal={Trends in microbiology},
  volume={9 12},
  • Ken Haynes
  • Published 2001 in Trends in microbiology
Candida species other than Candida albicans now account for up to 50% of deep candidiasis cases, yet little attention has been paid to the virulence attributes of these fungi. Adherence to host tissues, response to environmental changes and the secretion of hydrolases are all thought to be important in Candida virulence. The identification of virulence… CONTINUE READING