A genus of yeast-like fungi. Some species of Candida
are part of the normal flora of the mouth, intestines and vagina. Several
species may cause infection in humans, especially immunocompromised persons,
including C. albicans, C. tropicalis and C. krusei.
CandidaJAMA Yeastlike fungi commonly found in the normal flora of the mouth, skin, intestinal tract, and vagina,
but can become clinically infectious in immune-compromised people. See also
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