Biology as Poetry: Microorganisms

Bacteriophage Ecology Group

Candida albicans

Cause of vaginal yeast infections and thrush.

Also a member of our normal flora, serving as an opportunistic pathogen particularly given immunodeficiencies or depletion of normal flora given antibiotic usage (antibiotic-associated superinfection). Member of genus Candida.

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