Bienvenido a GIANTmicrobes!

Candida (Candida albicans)

Candida (Candida albicans) under a microscope!

C. albicans es el hongo infeccioso más común. También es responsable de la candidiasis oral, de erupciones en la piel e incluso de la candidiasis sistémica. Averigüe cómo lograr que levante la bandera blanca.

FACTS: C. albicans is a diploid fungus that lives peaceably in over 80% of the population, a stolid member of the commensal community of microorganisms normally found on the skin and in the mucous membranes and gastrointestinal tract.

However, from time to time, C. albicans develops territorial ambitions and transforms from a passive unicellular organism into an aggressive multi-cellular filamentous form. The result is candidiasis, commonly manifested as oral thrush, inflamed skin (such as observed in diaper rashes or compromised fingernails), or a genital yeast infection.

C. albicans infections can be provoked by such factors as a compromised immune system (whether from illness or stress), dietary changes, medical treatments or even alterations in hygienic routines that disrupt the normal balance of microorganisms.

These infections exhibit a distinctive whitish color. (Indeed, the name Candida albicans redundantly means “white white,” as candida derives from the Roman custom of “candidates” for political office wearing white to demonstrate their purity, and albicans “to be whitish.”)

Except in extreme cases, such as found in bloodstream-impacting systemic candidal disease, C. albicans infections are not dangerous and often self-resolve.

Still, a variety of treatments from home remedies and topical creams to prescriptive medication are available which can expedite the process and help restore your corporeal community to a state of tranquility and purity.

  • Candida cluster
  • Candida plush doll
Size Specs Fan Photos
Prices include 20% VAT

Sizes:


Candida (Candida albicans) Candida (Candida albicans) GMEU-PD-0109
9,95 €
- +


Related Products:


Cerveza y Pan (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) Cerveza y Pan (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) GMEU-PD-0060

Fuera de existencia

Product Details

Información adicional

Sizes Giantmicrobes are based on actual microbes, cells, organisms and other critters, only 1,000,000 times actual size!
Gigantic (GG) 40-60cm
XL (XL) 25-38cm
Original (PD) 12-20cm
Minis (MM) 5-10cm each
Keychain (KC) 5-10cm with clip
Materials Plush from all new materials. Stuffed with polyester fiber fill. Surface washable: sponge with water & soap, air dry.
Empaque Each plush microbe includes a printed card with fun, educational and fascinating facts about the actual microbe or cell.
Safety Every product meets or exceeds U.S. and European standards for safety. For ages 3 and up.

All about Candida (Candida albicans)

FACTS: C. albicans is a diploid fungus that lives peaceably in over 80% of the population, a stolid member of the commensal community of microorganisms normally found on the skin and in the mucous membranes and gastrointestinal tract.

However, from time to time, C. albicans develops territorial ambitions and transforms from a passive unicellular organism into an aggressive multi-cellular filamentous form. The result is candidiasis, commonly manifested as oral thrush, inflamed skin (such as observed in diaper rashes or compromised fingernails), or a genital yeast infection.

C. albicans infections can be provoked by such factors as a compromised immune system (whether from illness or stress), dietary changes, medical treatments or even alterations in hygienic routines that disrupt the normal balance of microorganisms.

These infections exhibit a distinctive whitish color. (Indeed, the name Candida albicans redundantly means “white white,” as candida derives from the Roman custom of “candidates” for political office wearing white to demonstrate their purity, and albicans “to be whitish.”)

Except in extreme cases, such as found in bloodstream-impacting systemic candidal disease, C. albicans infections are not dangerous and often self-resolve.

Still, a variety of treatments from home remedies and topical creams to prescriptive medication are available which can expedite the process and help restore your corporeal community to a state of tranquility and purity.

Back to top