Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Yeast fungi, asporogenic shoots. Characteristics: Formation of shoot cells, mycelium or pseudomycelium. Candida albicans is a saprophytic germ of numerous mucous membranes in warm-blooded animals. The main pathogenic species, apart from C. albicans, are C. guilliermondii, C. krusei, C. parapsilosis, C. pseudotropicalis, C. stellatoidea and C. tropicalis.


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Last updated on: 29.10.2020