Candida albicans is a fungus that grows both as yeast and filamentous cells. C. albicans is an important cause of morbidity and mortality of immunocompromised patients. Hospital-acquired infections have a major cause of health concern. Biofilms of Candida albicans may be formed on the surface of implanted medical devices.
- Scrapings of epithelial cells
- Prostatic fluid
- FAM (495 – 520 nm) for Internal Control (IC)
- ROX (575 – 602 nm) for Candida albicans DNA