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DAVID M. PHILLIPS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DAVID M. PHILLIPS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Candida cause many types of infections with many different symptoms. Most common are vulvovaginal infections and thrush in AIDS patients and immunocompromised, (AIDS and transplant), patients. The micrograph here is of vulvovaginal infections. Cultured Candida may be yeast, hyphae or both depending on culture conditions. Here, the micrograph features candida and vaginal epithelial cells, along with vaginal bacteria, from vaginal specimens.
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