In humans, microbial cells (including bacteria, archaea, and fungi) greatly outnumber host cells. Candida albicans is the most prevalent fungal species of the human microbiota; this species asymptomatically colonizes many areas of the body, particularly the gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts of healthy individuals. Alterations in host immunity, stress, resident … Dec 20, 2021 · Although frequently caused by Candida albicans, infections caused by fluconazole-resistant and non-albicans Candida strains, such as Candida glabrata, have been reported to be on the rise. 2 VVC ... Trick et al. have demonstrated that C. glabrata alone among Candida species increased in incidence as a cause of BSI in U.S. ICUs between 1989 and 1999, and virtually every U.S.-based survey has shown C. glabrata to rank second to C. albicans as a cause of BSI, accounting for 20% to 24% of all Candida BSIs (Table (Table8) 8) (57, 92, 113, 145 ... Candida albicans y Torulopsis glabrata son las especies más aisladas, causando la primera de ellas infecciones generalmente más graves, mientras que la segunda es más frecuente en pacientes asintomáticos 11. Clínicamente pueden presentarse de manera asintomática o bien como cistitis, pielonefritis, absceso renal o bolas micóticas 39.