Medical News Today: What to know about anal yeast infection

An anal yeast infection occurs when there is an overgrowth in concentrations of Candida in the anus. Read this article to learn more about the symptoms, causes, treatments, and risk factors associated with anal yeast infections.
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Abstract The widespread use of indwelling medical devices has increased the number of device-related infections in hospitalized patients. These infections are often associated with the formation of biofilms on the medical implants that are difficult to treat because of their resistance to the classical antifungal drugs. The most common fungi isolated from catheters and other medical devices are Candida species. The Candida genus contains multiple species of which C. albicans and C. glabrata are the two most common pathogenic yeasts in humans. A limited number of animal models is available for investigating host-pa...
Source: Mol Biol Cell - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Methods Mol Biol Source Type: research
By Elizabeth Cohen and Nadia Kounang, CNN (CNN) — Every 15 minutes, someone in the United States dies of a superbug that has learned to outsmart even our most sophisticated antibiotics, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s about 35,000 deaths each year from drug-resistant infections, according to the landmark report. The report places five drug-resistant superbugs on the CDC’s “urgent threat” list — two more germs than were on the CDC’s list in 2013, the last time the agency issued a report on antibiotic resistance. Gene...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston Antibiotics CNN Source Type: news
The policy change, for the virulent drug-resistant germ Candida auris, came as the C.D.C. reported that more people are dying of drug-resistant infections than it previously estimated.
Source: NYT - Category: American Health Authors: Tags: Drug Resistance (Microbial) Candida Auris (Fungus) Antibiotics Infections Hospitals Nursing Homes Medicine and Health States (US) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention New York State Source Type: news
AbstractDiagnosis of onychomycosis requires microbiological studies, which are time-consuming. Dermoscopy is non invasive, easy and coastless method. To evaluate the diagnostic role of dermoscopy in onychomycosis and comparing its findings with microbiological results. Eighty patients with onychomycosis and 40 controls were studied for nail dermoscopic finding, and microbiological examinations in the form of microscopic examination by 20% KOH, Sabouraud dextrose agar (SDA), and HiCrome Candida Differential Agar. 72.5% of the patients were females. Most of the patient were presented with one finger (35%) and two fingers (35...
Source: Archives of Dermatological Research - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
This study aimed to demonstrate how the organic acids and volatile profiles were impacted by coffee fermentation using four starter cultures (Meyerozyma caribbica (CCMA 0198), Saccharomyces cerevisiae (CCMA 0543), Candida parapsilosis (CCMA0544), and Torulaspora delbrueckii (CCMA 0684)) inoculated in two varieties of coffee (Bourbon Amarelo and Canário Amarelo) using natural and pulped natural processing methods and sensory perception. Real-time PCR (qPCR) was used to verify the dynamic behavior of yeast populations. Organic acids were detected using high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and gas chromatograp...
Source: Food Research International - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
Authors: Okamura T, Tamura M, Suguro H, Ohtsu M, Omagari D, Yoshino A, Ogiso B, Asano M Abstract Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) is widely used as an antimicrobial irrigant; however, it has cytotoxic and neurotoxic effects. For these reasons, development of new, safe irrigants other than NaOCl is long overdue. In the present study, the antimicrobial and noxious effects of acid-electrolyzed functional water (FW) were evaluated and compared with those of NaOCl. Enterococcus faecalis, Streptococcus mutans, Porphyromonas gingivalis, or Candida albicans were mixed with each tested solution for 30 s. The mixtures were then p...
Source: Journal of oral science - Category: Dentistry Tags: J Oral Sci Source Type: research
In conclusion, the MicrobScan assay is well suited to complement current diagnostic methods for BSIs.
Source: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 12 November 2019Source: Enzyme and Microbial TechnologyAuthor(s): An Su, Serpil Kiokekli, Mariam Naviwala, Abhijit N.Shirke, Ioannis V. Pavlidis, Richard A. GrossAbstractThe specific activity and enantioselectivity of immobilized cutinases from Aspergillus oryzae (AoC) and Humicola insolens (HiC) were compared with those of lipases from Thermomyces lanuginosus (TLL), Rhizomucor miehei (RML) and Lipase B from Candida antarctica (CALB) for menthol and its analogs that include isopulegol, trans-2-tert-butylhexanol (2TBC), and dihydrocarveol (DHC). Common features of these alcohols are two bu...
Source: Enzyme and Microbial Technology - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
Dental caries is a biofilm-diet-dependent worldwide public health problem, and approaches against microorganisms in cariogenic biofilms are necessary.
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Phloem-feeding insects are known to modulate the salicylic acid (SA) signaling pathway in various plant-insect interaction models. Diaphorina citri is a phloem feeding vector of the deadly phytopathogens, Candida...
Source: BMC Plant Biology - Category: Biology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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