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Candidiasis

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noun

(pathology) An infection caused by the presence of the Candida species, especially in moist cutaneous areas of the body.


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Candida species may infect different parts of the human body, such as vagina, vulva, and other mucous membranes. Hence, Candida infections may exist in the following forms:

Although some references consider candidosis as the more correct technical name for this condition other references use the term candidiasis synonymously with candidosis.


Word origin: Candida + -iasis (state or condition caused by the presence of an infectious agent) See also:

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Re: Candidiasis in Nablus city: Epidemiological

Hi, Well, so what's the conclusion? - Garlic is as good as antibiotics against candidiasis ; what about its cytotoxic effects?, how to use garlic in the treatment? Regards, Koyal

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by koyal
Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:25 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Candidiasis in Nablus city: Epidemiological
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Candidiasis in Nablus city: Epidemiological

The current study was aimed at carrying out a comprehensive population- based epidemiological study of candidiasis among women and school children in the city of Nablus. The study investigated the susceptibility of recovered yeast isolates to selected drugs and certain plant ...

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by dyadak
Wed Dec 16, 2009 7:16 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Candidiasis in Nablus city: Epidemiological
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The Fiber Disease

... doses of MS-8209 and D-AmB in OF1 noninfected mice were 26 and 2.3 mg/kg, respectively. Therapeutic efficacy of MS-8209 was assessed in murine candidiasis, cryptococcosis, and aspergillosis. In each model of infection, we determined the maximum tolerated dosages of MS-8209 and D-AmB, i.e., ...

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by London
Mon Sep 11, 2006 11:05 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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When are they ever going to get it?

... and extensive evaluation of the patients history and clinical information to discover chronic infections. Patients diagnosed as chronic candidiasis (yeast) may actually have more significant infections which are preventing long term cure. Curing hidden infections often results in return ...

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by Sabrina
Sat Apr 15, 2006 3:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Candida albicans, Flora and Pathogen

Candidiasis can and does persist without any use of antibiotics. I would suggest adding other causes, such as toxic overload, hidden food allergies and poor diet, just to name a few. I believe an unknown allergy to eggs caused ...

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by ddx118
Fri Nov 18, 2005 8:22 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Candida albicans, Flora and Pathogen
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