Special Issue "Factors Influencing the Colonization and Pathogenesis of Candida albicans in the Gut"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2021) | Viewed by 4725
Candida albicans, an opportunistic fungal pathogen present in the gastrointestinal (GI) of humans, is harmless to immunocompetent hosts with intact gut microbiota. However, administration of antibiotics and chemotherapeutic agents increases the risk of C. albicans infections by increasing the frequency and magnitude of GI colonization by C. albicans, and the source of systemic infection is often confirmed to be the GI tract. This new Special Issue of Pathogens will explore topics related to colonization and pathogenesis of C. albicans in the gut. We welcome submissions on all aspects of C. albicans related to commensalism, morphogenesis, virulence, pathogenesis, and treatment strategies within the context of the GI tract. We invite you to submit research and review articles related to these topics, and we look forward to your contribution.
Dr. Shankar Thangamani
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