Candida, non-albicans non-glabrata

Precautions

Standard Precautions

General Information

Pathogen information

Fungus - Yeast, including C. glabrata, krusei, tropicalis, parapsilosis

Epidemiology

Colonization and invasive infection in compromised hosts especially in the setting of exposure to antifungal (i.e. fluconazole) and broad spectrum antimicrobials

Associated syndromes

Candidemia, Endocarditis, Line Infections, Endopthalmitis, Thrush, Esophagitis, Vulvovaganitis, Hepatosplenic infections

Additional Information

Infectious Disease consultation recommended in invasive infection

Yeast with susceptibility results usually represent hospital-associated infection