About Candida - Yeast

Available Tests for Candida - Yeast

Antibodies

Candida IgM-, IgA- and IgG-antibodies
(Serum tube)

Yeast:

Candida albican, Candida glabrata, Candida rugosa, Candida parapsilosis, Candida tropicalis, Candida dupliniensis

Sources:

low numbers on adult skin, Candida albicans is part of the normal flora of the mucous membranes of the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and female genital tracts

Symptoms:

Oropharyngeal candidiasis (thrush), vaginal candidiasis, systemic: abscess, thrombophlebitis, endocarditis, infections of the eyes and other organs

Complications:

Candida septicaemia

Risk factors:

antibiotics, immune suppression