Candida albicans

Candida albicans


Standard Precautions


General Information

Fungus - Yeast

  • Invasive infections in immunocompromised hosts and hospitalized patients, but can cause mucocutaneous disease in normal hosts (i.e. vaginitis).

  • Normally found in the GI tract and on skin.

  • Often a colonizer.

  • Candidemia
  • Endocarditis
  • Line Infections
  • UTI
  • Endopthalmitis
  • Thrush
  • Esophagitis
  • Vulvovaganitis
  • Hepatosplenic

Infectious Disease consultation recommended in invasive infection

Automatic ID consult at SAH per ASP protocol