Inhibitors of Candida Albicans Adhesion to Prevent Candidiasis

  • Esther Segal
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 408)


A significant increase in fungal infections, particularly the systemic mycoses, which pose a serious problem in immunocompromised and otherwise debilitated individuals, has been associated with contemporary medicine. Candida albicans and other Candida species constitute major fungal pathogens, causing a wide spectrum of infections, ranging from entities involving mucosal and cutaneous tissues to deep-seated forms involving various organs, and possibly evolving into a disseminated disease (Edwards 1995).


Candida Albicans Candida Species Systemic Candidiasis Buccal Epithelial Cell Vaginal Epithelial Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Esther Segal
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  1. 1.Department of Human Microbiology Sackler School of MedicineTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

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