Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) (enveloped virus)

Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) (enveloped virus) Chikungunya virus is an enveloped virus of the genus Alphavirus and belongs to the family of Togaviridae. It triggers Chikungunya fever characterised by fever, bone and muscle pain. Further symptoms may include rash,...

Candida parapsilosis

Candida parapsilosis (fungus) Candida parapsilosis may elicit sepsis, wound and tissue infections, or endocarditis. Candida parapsilosis is a pathogenic yeast. The sac fungus belongs to the family of Saccharomycetaceae. The main transmission path is direct or indirect...

Candida krusei (fungus)

Candida krusei (fungus) Candida krusei is a budding yeast of the Saccharomycetaceae family. The sac fungus is the predominant causal organism of candidosis (superficial infections of the skin) and candidemia (systemic affection of inner organs via the...

Candida auris (fungus)

Candida auris (fungus) Candida auris is a budding yeast belonging to the family of Saccharomycetaceae. The yeast can elicit ear and wound infections as well as bloodstream infections that can be life threatening. C. auris often is resistant to antifungal drugs....

Candida albicans (fungus)

Candida albicans (fungus) Candida albicans is a yeast-like, monocellular, budding fungus, which is a member of the Cryptococcaceae family. It may trigger superficial mycoses of skin and mucous membranes, and life-threatening organ mycoses. Antifungal drug resistance...