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LP16676-6   Candida albicans
Candida albicans is a diploid yeast of the genus Candida. Systemic fungal infections, including those by C. albicans, have emerged as important causes of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients (e.g., HIV, cancer chemotherapy, organ or bone marrow transplantation). C. albicans represents nearly half of clinical isolates of the Candida genus, and hospital-acquired infections by this organism have become a major health concern. The genome of C. albicans is highly dynamic due to frequent karyotypic alterations, which cause changes in its phenotype and successful adaptation. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Candida albicans (Wikipedia)

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Candida albicans
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C albicans

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zh-CNChinese (China)
Synonyms: 丛梗孢属;口腔白色念珠菌病;念珠菌属;念珠菌病;白色假丝酵母(白色念珠菌、白念、白念珠菌、白色珠菌、白色假丝酵母菌);蹄叉腐疽;霉菌性口炎;鹅口疮
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Candida albicans
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Candida albicans
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Candida albicans
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Candida albicans
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Candida albicans
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Candida albicans
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Candida albicans
Synonyms: C albicans;m5;Monilia;Muguet
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Candida albicans
Synonyms: m5