Folia Microbiologica

, Volume 8, Issue 5, pp 313–317 | Cite as

GenusCandida berkhout

II. Pathogenicity of the speciesCandida albicans (Robin) berkhout
  • J. Šandula
  • Anna Kocková-Kratochvílová
  • Marcela Zámečníková


The authors describe a study of the pathogenicity of 95 strains ofCandida albicans, the typing of which was described in the previous paper. Mortality among mice after intravenous administration was not related to the sex of the mice or the age of the strain in the artificial culture, but to the number of yeast-like microorganism cells in the dose of inoculum. All the strains ofCandida albicans were to some extent pathogenic. The most pathogenic strains had tufts of small, spherical blastospores on the pseudomycelium, while the least pathogenic had large, elongated spores arranged on the pseudomycelium in whorls.


Amyloidosis Candida Albicans Pathogenic Strain Candida Tropicalis Artificial Culture 
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Род Candida Berkhout

II. Патогенность вида Candida albicans (Robin) Berkhout


Приводятся данные исследований патогенности 95 штаммов Candida albicans, типизация которых была дана в предшествовавшей работе. Исследования показали, что гибель мышей после внутривенного введения клеток С. albicans зависит не от пола мышей и не от возраста культуры штамма в искуственной почве, а от количества клеток дрожжей в прививочной дозе. Все штаммы Candida albicans оказались до известной степени патогенными. У наиболее патогенных штаммов бластоспоры мелкие и круглые, в виде хлопьев на псевдомицелии, у наименее патогеннын—бластоспоры крупные, продолговатые, в виде мутовок на псевдомицелии.


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© Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Šandula
    • 1
  • Anna Kocková-Kratochvílová
    • 1
  • Marcela Zámečníková
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Chemistry of the Slovak Academy of SciencesCzechoslovak Academy of SciencesBratislava

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