Candida albicans

General Information

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.

Women’s Health: Candida sp. are a common cause of Vulvovaginitis and 50% of women will experience one episode in the lifetime. It is often a colonizer in 10% of women who are asymptomatic.

  • Candidemia

  • Endocarditis

  • Line Infections

  • UTI

  • Endopthalmitis

  • Thrush

  • Esophagitis

  • Vulvovaganitis

  • Hepatosplenic

Infectious Disease consultation recommended in invasive infection

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