What organism caused Candidiasis AKA Trush?
Candida albicans. Numer 1 nosocomial infections.
Infections run from Superficial skin to Fatal systemic.
Widespread yeast, normal flora of: oral cavity, genitalia, and large intestine. Increase risk of infection in age, pregnancy, use of birth control pills, immunodeficiency, antibiotic therapy, and providing a warm moist environment against the skin