Candida yeast

Candida yeast

B250/0820 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 58.4MB

Downloadable file size: 4.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: False-colour scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Candida albicans, a yeast-like fungus commonly present on human skin & in the upper respiratory, alimentary & female genital tracts. It is normally harmless, but it can become pathogenic when the body's resistance is weakened through malnutrition or general debility, diabetes or antibiotic treatment. It can then cause a number of diseases including thrush, an infection of the mouth & vagina, & vulvo-vaginitis, a white discharge from the vagina. The fungus produces hyphae (strands) from which pseudohyphae branch, carrying the blastospores visible in this image. Magnification: x2,350 at 35mm size.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: blastospore, candida albicans, candidiasis, coloured, eumycota, false-coloured, fungal, fungi, fungus, fungus of, mycology, nature, orange, plant, scanning electron micrograph, sem, thrush, type, vulvo-vaginitis, yeast

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.