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Contact: Will Sansom
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Candida albicans

Caption: This is an image of hyphal Candida albicans cells. This fungus attacks patients with weakened immune systems. It also causes yeast infections and oral thrush.

Credit: David Kadosh, Ph.D., UT Health Science Center San Antonio

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