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J. Fungi 2018, 4(3), 74;

Special Issue: Candida and Candidiasis

Departments of Medicine and Medical Microbiology & Immunology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Received: 19 June 2018 / Revised: 19 June 2018 / Accepted: 19 June 2018 / Published: 21 June 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Candida and Candidiasis)
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This special issue highlights emerging topics related to Candida, the most prevalent fungal pathogen in the hospital setting. The advantages and limitations of new, non-culture based diagnostic techniques are discussed. The issue reviews mammalian and non-mammalian infection models. The manuscripts present updates on several molecular mechanisms of pathogenicity, including filamentation, biofilm formation, and phospholipid production. View Full-Text
Keywords: Candida; candidiasis; virulence; biofilm; diagnosis; hyphae; phospholipid Candida; candidiasis; virulence; biofilm; diagnosis; hyphae; phospholipid
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