Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp 261–264 | Cite as

Candida silvae sp.n., a yeast isolated from humans and horses

  • Manuela Vidal-Leiria
  • N. van Uden


A new yeast,Candida silvae sp.n., isolated from humans and horses is described. The new species has some important properties in common withCandida norvegensis andTorulopsis inconspicua, but its assimilation pattern and maximum temperature for growth are different.


Assimilation Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuela Vidal-Leiria
    • 1
  • N. van Uden
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology, Botanical InstituteUniversity of LisbonLisboaPortugal

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