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.
Infectious Diseases consultation recommended in invasive infection.
Ophthalmology consultation recommended to rule out endophthalmitis in all patients with candidemia.