Advertisement

Pathology of Systemic Candidiasis in Mice Induced by Candida Pseudotropicalis

  • R. Haziroǧlu
  • K. S. Diker
  • M. Arda
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 50)

Abstract

Candida spp. are opportunistic fungal pathogens of immunosuppressed people, and Candida albicans is the most commonly isolated species of this genus. Candida pseudotropicalis, also known as the imperfect (asporogenous) form of Kluyveromyces fragilis, has been generally isolated from genital candidiasis in man 1,2.

Keywords

Candida Albicans Neutrophilic Infiltration Systemic Candidiasis Immunosuppressed Mouse Candida Albicans Infection 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    E. Tümbay (Ed), “Candida ve Infeksiyonlari”, Türk Mikrobiyoloji Cemiyeti Yayinlari, No: 6, Bilgehan Basimevi, Izmir (1986).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    N.Van Uden and H.Buckley, Candida. Berkhout, In: “The Yeasts—A Taxonomic Study”, J. Lodder, ed., pp. 893–1087, North-Holland Publishing Company, Amsterdam (1970).Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    D.W. Hill and L.P. Gebhardt, Morphological transformation of Candida albicans in tissues of mice, Proc. Soc. Exptl. Biol. Med., 92: 640 (1956).Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    D.L.Holzschu, F.W. Chandler, L. Ajello and D.G. Ahearn, Evaluation of industrial yeasts for pathogenicity, Sabouraudia, 17: 71 (1979).PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    D.B. Louria, R.G. Brayton and G. Finkel, Studies on the pathogenesis of experimental Candida albicans infections in mice, Sabouraudia, 2: 271 (1963).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    N. Simonetti and V. Strippoli, Pathogenicity of the Y form as compared to M form in experimentally induced Candida albicans infections, Mycopath Mycol. Appl., 51: 19 (1973).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    B. Winblad, Experimental renal candidiasis in mice and guinea pigs, Acta Pathol. Microbiol. Scand Sect. A, 83: 406 (1975).Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    L.I. Lutwick, H.J. Phaff and D.A. Stevens, Kluyveromvces fragilis as an opportunistic fungal pathogen in man, Sabouraudia, 18: 69 (1980).PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Haziroǧlu
    • 1
  • K. S. Diker
    • 2
  • M. Arda
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary MedicineAnkara UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary MedicineAnkara UniversityAnkaraTurkey

Personalised recommendations