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 bloodstream). Candida krusei is highly resistant to the antifungal drugs fluconazole and itraconazole.
The main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects.
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