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Unformatted text preview: Manifestations:
Symptoms vary with type of Candida
infection, but may include: Histopathology
• • • • Opportunistic pathogen that
disruptions to cause infection.
Virulence factors include:
Surface molecules that adhere to
Acid proteases that are used in
penetration of cell
Ability of Candida to transform
from yeast to hyphal state allow the
fungus to invade its host under the
proper circumstances Treatment:
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This document was uploaded on 03/02/2014 for the course BIOL 4849 at Youngstown State University.
- Summer '08