Candida sojae

Ascomycota, Saccharomycotina, Saccharomycetales, Debaryomycetaceae. Genus: CANDIDA

Candida sojae Nakase et al.

Colony characteristics

Colonies (3 d, YMA, 17°C) buttery, yellowish white, restricted.


Hyphae absent. Budding cells spherical to broadly ovoidal, 3.0-6.5 × 3.5-8.0 μm, singly or in pairs.


Abdel-Haq et al. (2022) reported a fungemia in an infant with short bowel syndrome, and Chrenkova et al. (2022) fungemia in a patient with a prostrate adenocarcinoma.


Candida sojae Nakase, M. Suzuki, Takashima, Miyakawa, Kagaya, Fukazawa & Komagata, in Nakase, Suzuki, Takashima, Miyakawa, Kagaya, Fukazawa & Komagata – J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., Tokyo 40: 163, 1994; type strain: CBS 7871 = JCM 1644 = MUCL 46191 = NCYC 2607 = NRRL Y-17909.