Identify the type of vaginitis associated with the following Sx: mildly profuse, typically thick, white, curdy d/c without malodor. Vulva and surrounding skin are often inflammed with occasional swelling; vag mucosa often reddened with white tenacious patches of d/c. Assoc sx of intense pruritis, vag soreness, dysuria, and dyspareunia. What type of organism is this pathogen?
Candidal vaginitis (Candida albicans); yeast