Candida albicans (image) University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Share Print E-Mail 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 Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.