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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   6

Issue No. :  10

Year :  2013

Pages :   1111-1115

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Candida Infections of the Genitourinary Tract

Address:   Dr. V. Sangamithra1, Mr. Ranbir Verma2, Dr. S. Sengottuvelu3, Mrs. R. Sumathi4*
1Associate Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, Madha Medical College, Kovur, Chennai.
2Asst. Professor, Dreamz College of Pharmacy, Khilra Sundarnagar, Himachal Pradesh
3Department of Pharmacology, Nandha College of Pharmacy, Erode- 638052
4Asst. Professor, Nandha College of Pharmacy, Erode- 638052.
*Corresponding Author
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All humans are colonized with Candida species, mostly Candida albicans, yet some develop diseases due to Candida, among which genitourinary manifestations are extremely common. The forms of genitourinary candidiasis are distinct from each other and affect different populations. While vulvovaginal candidiasis affects mostly healthy women, candiduria occurs typically in elderly, hospitalized, or immunocompromised patients and in neonates. Despite its high incidence and clinical relevance, genitourinary candidiasis is understudied, and therefore, important questions about pathogenesis and treatment guidelines remain to be resolved. In this study, we observed that the current knowledge about genitourinary candidiasis.
vulvovaginal candidiasis, SDA, CMA, CHROM Agar
V. Sangamithra, Ranbir Verma, S. Sengottuvelu, R. Sumathi. Candida Infections of the Genitourinary Tract. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 6(10): October 2013; Page 1111-1115.
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